What is Mint? 

Mint is a very healthy herb that can be consumed fresh or dried. It is known that the mint plant from the Ballıbaba family has 30 different species in the world. Mint, which grows rapidly in moist soil, opens purple or white flowers, giving us an aesthetic appearance. If you want to grow mint at home, you need to be careful not to give your plant too much water and not to expose it to too much heat. The scientific name of mint comes from Greek mythology. Legend has it that Pluto was a jealous fairy and turned his lover “Menta” into a plant.

Peppermint, which gives flavor to our dishes with its breath-opening scent and dominant flavor, is known for its benefits to the human body. Although it is a plant species that we often come across in alternative medicine treatments, it stands out with its different uses in various fields. Peppermint oil, mint-lemon tea, mint juice, mint cure and chewable form as a preventative for bad breath are the main uses of mint. Peppermint, whose consumption increases during the winter months, is one of the most natural remedies for various diseases, especially respiratory tract diseases. Here are the benefits of the panacea mint plant…


Mint, which can be consumed as green mint as it is collected, is a very useful plant for us in its dried form. In addition to the calcium, magnesium, potassium and omega-3 fats it contains, mint is also very rich in vitamin A.

  • It is known that when consumed with yogurt, it is good for stomach ailments.
  • Peppermint-lemon is the healthiest known treatment of upper respiratory tract diseases.
  • Dried mint is effective in stopping internal bleeding when consumed with vinegar.
  • When you massage the forehead with peppermint oil, you can see that your migraine pain is relieved.
  • Mint consumption helps digestion and dissolves gallstones.
  • It helps to protect your health by strengthening the immune system.
  • Peppermint is a natural tranquilizer.
  • It has been proven by scientists that peppermint is a natural muscle relaxant.



You can chew the mint plant directly in your mouth, or you can dry it or consume it by brewing tea.

  • Mint tea

Ingredients: 1 Liter of Water, 4-5 Pinch of Fresh or Dried Mint Leaves.

Mint tea, which is very simple to prepare, is made ready for consumption by brewing 1 liter of water and mint leaves. It is recommended that those with stomach ulcers or gastritis do not consume too much peppermint tea.

  • Effective Mint Cure for Skin Problems

The benefits of mint are endless. Peppermint contains highly effective antiseptic ingredients for itching, eczema, inflammatory infections and insect bites and genital diseases. You can wash the problem area with mint water.

  • Add Flavor to Your Meals

Mint is famous for adding flavor to many home-cooked meals. You can add mint, which decorates our table from soups to salads, to your meals, either in dry or fresh form, and enjoy it.