The medicinal use of mint
Mint is especially used to treat aches and pains in the section
of stomach and bowel, e.g. nausea, acute vomiting, flatulences and cramps.
Additionally it supports the functioning of the gall bladder. In order
to develop the active substances of mint, a tea is prepared from its leaves.
You should drink three cups of it every day. Besides socalled mint-drops
are prepared from alcohol and the essential oil being situated in the leaves
of mint and gained by steam distillation. You can
buy this medicine in every drugstore. If you take 15 drops of it combined
with water it will have almost the same effect as the tea.
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