Erba – Menta piperita
Una vecchia erba in genere utilizzato per l'insorgenza delle coliche nelle viscere, mal di stomaco, gas e crampi. Excellent in treating influenza. During the flu epidemic in the 1800’s, mint tea was widely use in treating patients w/ great success. The warming/stimulating effect it has on the body, travels through the lymphatic system, thus reaching deep into the body for healing during flu, fever and stomachache.
Respiratory infections, congestione, increase metab. Aid in digestion, headaches, sore throats, stomach pain, vomito, colica, diarrhea w/ abdominal pain, gas, bloating, gallbladder colic, dolori mestruali, morning sickness (tea after first trimester), mastitis (during lactation), muscle tension, cramp (olio, or poultice), herpes zoster, erpete, colds and flu’s, morbillo (to bring eruptions to surface)
Dry or fresh mint leaves 1/4-1/2 teaspoon per cup in boiled water. Serve hot, warm or cold.