Five New Ways to Use Mint Leaves
Mint leaves, they are an integral part of Indian cuisine as they have a lot of health benefits. Can mint leaves be used for any other purpose other than cooking? Take a look at some of the fresh ways of using mint leaves like controlling pimples, natural anti-dandruff, etc.
Mint leaves are aromatic herbs that have a wide variety of health benefits. They are used widely in cooking, especially in Asia. Mint plays a vital role in British, American and Middle Eastern cuisine. Can mint leaves be used only in cooking? Are there other different and fresh ways to use mint leaves?
Different Ways to Use Mint Leaves:
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Are you spending lots of money for mouthwash? Here is a simple mouthwash that you can prepare with mint leaves. Boil 2 cups of water and add freshly chopped mint leaves to it. Let the water boil with the mint leaves for 5 minutes. Allow it to cool, remove the mint leaves and store the water in a container. A natural mouthwash that will keep your mouth fresh for hours.
Mint leaves can be used to remove dandruff. Take equal measures of water and apple cider vinegar. Put in a bunch of mint leaves in this mixture of water and apple cider vinegar. Strain it. Massage your scalp with this mix and leave it to dry. Do not wash the hair immediately; wash it the next day morning.
3. Combat ants, flea and mice:
Mint leaves are excellent to combat ants, flea and mice. Just sprinkle little mint leaves near the places where you often find these small insects and pests; you no longer have to worry about these insects.
4. Controls pimples:
Pimples is a major problem not only for teenagers, but for many adults too. It is possible to control pimples naturally by using mint leaves. Crush the mint leaves in a piece of muslin or any other soft cloth. Tie and hang this cloth; collect the extracted juice in a small container. Apply over the face and leave it for 10 minutes. Once dry, remove it by using a dampen cotton wool or a soft cloth. Wash your face. This can be used twice a week.
5. Cure acidity:
Prepare mint tea and add a spoon of honey and lemon juice to cure acidity. To prepare mint tea; boil water and put few fresh mint leaves in it. Let it steep for 3 to 5 minutes. Your mint tea is now ready.
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