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What are mint leaves used for?

Mint is a calming herb that people have used for thousands of years to help soothe an upset stomach or indigestion.

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Regarding this, what are mint leaves good for?

Mint may also be effective at relieving other digestive problems such as upset stomach and indigestion. This helped improve stomach pain and other digestive symptoms ( 10 ). Similar to IBS, studies highlighting mint's ability to relieve indigestion used peppermint oil rather than fresh or dried leaves.

Beside above, how do you eat mint leaves? Make your own mint tea to aid digestion. Use 5-10 big leaves or more depending on how strong you want it. Tear the leaves and place in a mug, then muddle the leaves for a few seconds with the back of a wooden spoon. Pour very hot (not boiling) water over the leaves and let steep 5-10 minutes.

Beside above, what are the side effects of mint leaves?

Peppermint can cause some side effects including heartburn, dry mouth, nausea, and vomiting.

What part of the mint plant is used?

The leaf, fresh or dried, is the culinary source of mint. Fresh mint is usually preferred over dried mint when storage of the mint is not a problem. The leaves have a warm, fresh, aromatic, sweet flavor with a cool aftertaste, and are used in teas, beverages, jellies, syrups, candies, and ice creams.

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