Grandma's Medicine

Ingredient Spotlight: Mint

Mint tea, mint gum, "mints"...needless to say, mint is everywhere! In the Greater Maghreb region, the consumption of mint tea is at the center of many social gatherings and sometimes takes a ceremonial form.

More than a fragrant culinary herb, mint has a host of benefits which is why Grandma has included it in her honey candies! Read on below for mints uses and benefits:

  • Helps relieve an upset stomach thanks to its anti-spasmodic effect
  • Rich in antioxidants
  • Its germicidal properties cure bad breath
  • Eases symptoms of nausea¬†
  • It’s menthol compounds assist in clearing up congestion in the nose, throat and lungs

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