mint

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PHYTO- NUTRIENTS
  • Perillyl alcohol – present in plant, inhibits growth or formation of cancer
  • Rosemaranic Acid – anti-oxidant
NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS Digestion – Carminative and Digestant, relieving gastrointestinal spasms, gas and symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome by relaxing intestinal smooth muscle
PLANT FAMILY Mint. Related to: Basil, Rosemary, Oregano, Marjoram, Sage, Thyme
HEALING USE 1/2 tsp in 8oz water, steep to make tea
DANGERS High Pesticide levels – buy Organic

Adapted from:

Murray, M. (2005). Encyclopedia of Healing Food. New York, N.Y.: Atria Books

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