5 SURPRISING FACTS ABOUT MINT
1 Eating a little mint can aid your digestion, as can its aroma alone!
2 Menthol is the chemical compound that gives mint its distinctive cooling sensation.
3 Peppermint tea has a soothing e ect on the gut. This can help reduce symptoms of irritable-bowel syndrome and mild indigestion.
4 Although technically not a mint, Vietnamese mint is a traditional cure for Buddhist monks seeking to repress their sexual urges.
5 Mint and mustard have some similarities in their molecular structures. As a result, they make a surprisingly tasty flavour match!