- Mint leaves are tender herbs with gentle stems and have a distinct pleasant aroma, pleasing taste, cool after-sensation, and medicinal qualities.
- They are best used raw or added at the end of cooking in order to maintain their delicate flavor and texture.
- Mint is a remedy to manage ailments related to the digestive tract, oral, respiratory and skin disorders such as acne, insect bites & burns.
- It is found to alleviate migraine pains, minor aches, muscle sprains and cramps.
How to Use:
- Wrap the mint leaves gently in a dampened paper towel or place the mint in a plastic bag, not sealing all the way so that air can circulate.
- Do not wrap tightly; trapped moisture will cause the herbs to mold.
- Trim the ends and place in a glass filled with water.
- Use it as a flavoring agent in curries, biryani, and other preparations.
- It can be freshly brewed with tea to make 'Pudina Chai'.
- A dash of mint can add zest & color to juices & drinks especially lemonades & mocktails.