In Ayurveda, Peppermint Leaf has a cooling energy, which is used to reduce the Pitta and Kapha doshas, while balancing the Vata dosha. When ingested hot – such as in a cup of tea – Peppermint Leaf is energizing herb that promotes perspiration and helps to free the toxins.
It is helpful against pain in the digestive system as it relaxes the colon muscles and releases spasm (irritable bowel syndrome, menstrual cramps)
It contains antibacterial and antiviral properties (sinus infection, colds, allergies)
It is involved in killing germs in the mouth and refreshes the breath.
It clears the tissues and all form of stagnation in the body.
it has a cooling effect especially for Pitta predominant people during summer season.
It gives flavor to meals an drinks.