Mint and coriander while consumed together has a great detoxifying property, which purifies our blood, detoxifies and cleanses our system. When mint coriander juice is consumed in the morning on an empty stomach it removes accumulated toxins from our body.
Mint, is a well-known mouth and breathe freshener, scientifically known as Mentha. The health benefits of mint include the following:
Mint is a good appetizer and promotes digestion, due to its typical aroma. It also soothes stomach in cases of indigestion, inflammation etc.
• Nausea & Headache:
The strong and refreshing aroma of mint is an excellent and quick remedy for nausea. Balms based on mint or simply mint oil, when rubbed on forehead and nose, gives quick relief in headache.
• Respiratory Disorders, Cough etc.:
The strong aroma of mint is very effective in opening up congestion of nose, throat, bronchi and lungs, giving relief in respiratory disorders resulting from asthma, cold etc.
Regular use of mint is very beneficial for asthma patients, as it is a good relaxant and gives relief in congestion.
• Skin Care, pimples etc.:
While mint oil is a good anti septic and anti-pruritic, mint juice is an excellent skin cleanser. It soothes skin, cures infections, itching etc., and is also good for pimples. It is also beneficial in rheumatism.
• Female Sterility:
Mint can be used to treat sterility in females.
• Oral Care:
This is a well-known property of mint. Being a germicidal and breathe freshener, it takes care of oral health by inhibiting harmful bacterial growth inside mouth and by cleaning tongue and teeth.
Current researches show that certain enzymes present in mint may help cure cancer. Coriander is an excellent source of minerals like calcium, potassium, manganese, iron, and magnesium. It is also rich in many vital vitamins essential for optimum health including vitamin-A, beta carotene, vitamin-C and folic-acid. By the way, vitamin-C is a powerful natural antioxidant. The health benefits of coriander include treatment of the following:
Cineole, one of the 11 components of the essential oils, and linoleic acid, present in coriander, possess anti rheumatic and anti-arthritic properties, which are very beneficial for swelling caused due to these two reasons.
• High Cholesterol Levels:
Some of the acids present in coriander viz. linoleic acid, oleic acid, palmitic acid, stearic acid and ascorbic acid (vitamin-C) are very effective in reducing the LDL cholesterol level in the blood.
Some of the components of essential oils in coriander such as Borneol and Linalool, aid digestion, proper functioning of liver and bonding of bowels, helping cure diarrhoea.
• Mouth Ulcers:
Citronelol, a component of essential oils in coriander, is an excellent antiseptic. They aid healing up of ulcers and freshen up the breath.
Coriander is good in iron content which directly helps curing anaemia.
Coriander is an excellent appetizer, helps in proper secretion of enzymes and digestive juices in the stomach, stimulates digestion and peristaltic motion.
• Small Pox:
The essential oils in coriander are rich in anti-microbial, anti-oxidant, anti-infectious and detoxifying components and acids. These properties help prevent and cure small pox.
• Eye Care:
Coriander has lots of anti-oxidants, vitamin-A, vitamin-C and minerals like phosphorus in the essential oils in it which prevents aging of eye, macular degeneration and soothes eyes against stress.
Coriander is a very good disinfectant and has anti-microbial