Have a bad stomach ache? Try this right now!
The various helping compounds of mints.
Mar 11, 2021, 15:28 IST
Mint is packed with antioxidants, helps in relieving stomach pain and indigestion.
We all, at some point, have taken pudin hara in school to ease the stomach pain, haven't we?
Research studies has shown that mint is a traditional treatment for indigestion, gastro, and diarrhea in Iran, Pakistan, and India.
Mint, often used to mask the bad breath contains menthol. And this menthol may help with the following too:
- preventing nausea
- relieving pain
- prevention of diarrhea
- help in reducing the muscle spasms in the intestines
- improve brain function
The compound menthol gives relaxing effects on the muscles of the digestive tract. Mint is a calming herb that people have used for thousands of years to help soothe an upset stomach or indigestion. Peppermint tea has long been used as an excellent way for easing the muscle spasms in the intestines. You must try:
- chewing on the mint leaves
- making yourself a cup of peppermint tea
- sniffing peppermint extract