The mint family of plants is wide and world-encompassing, and everywhere you find it, you find it put to use for a bountiful array of home remedies. Mint’s delightful scent is a natural relaxant perfect for aromatherapy. That same aroma makes it a great way to kill bad breath or even body odor. Likewise, it can help to soothe nausea and is treasured by mother’s as a remedy for morning sickness!
Mint tea is taken for all sorts of stomach disorders and can likewise curb the appetite so that we eat less–a great diet aid! Your cat adores the stuff too (catnip is in the mint family). Peppermint essential oil (essentially, menthol) can be used extensively for skin conditions or can be applied to the temples to help you relax or quickly relieve headache pain.
Mint Tea for Multiple Ailments
Steep fresh-cut leaves for about five minutes for your own homemade mint tea to soothe heartburn, relieve an upset stomach, relax your muscles, relieve sinus pressure, tame a migraine, or reduce flatulence.