The names of mint leaf in Nigerian languages (Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo)
Today’s session is in quite early ❤️🥰😊
I’ll be looking at a herb we are all conversant with this herb is non other than MINT LEAVES
As it is our usuals let’s see it’s Health Benefits
Names of Mint leaf in Nigerian languages.
Mint leaf in Yoruba: ewe minti
Mint leaf in Igbo: please find out
Mint leaf in Hausa:Na’a naa
Mint leaf is not indigenous to Nigeria… Mint leaf is the Western Version of Scent leaf (effirin).. It will be hard to have a Hausa, igbo, or yoruba name for mint leaf.
Health benefits of mint leaves
1. It helps stimulate he salivary gland
2. It helps relax muscles of the digestive tract.
3. It has a mild anesthetic effect that can help soothe inflammation in the stomach lining including gastric ulcer
4. It aids easy digestion
5. It’s anti-inflammatory property helps treat headaches
6. Mint leaves helps calm fever
7. It helps relieve nausea after surgery
8. It treats dizziness
9. It reduce the symptoms of asthma and cold
10. It helps relieve irritation caused by coughing
11. Mint leaves has an antiseptic property that treats infections
12. It helps protect against tooth decay and bad breath
13. It is a natural way to prevent lice and dandruff by massaging your scalp with crushed mint leaves
14. It helps relieve nipple pain while breastfeeding.
15. It contains simethicone which helps calm babies
16. It helps improve blood circulation by inhaling it
17. It relieves muscle pains due to it’s antispasmodic content
18. It contains Vitamins E and D which helps rejuvenate the skin.
19. It contains salicylic acid which helps speed up turn over of dead skin
20. It’s astringent propertied helps eliminate excess sebum and shrink pores
21. It helps prevent the eye from macular degeneration due to it’s Vitamin A content
22. It aids weight loss
23. It helps boost the immune system
We’ve come to the end of today’s session,I am we now now more things mint leaf does that we know before if you’re still in traffic don’t worry you’ll get home in good time.
What fruit did you eat today?
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