Peppermint Box

 

Product Description

 

(Satureja viminea)

Peppermint (Satureja viminea) grows in most parishes in Jamaica. Its tiny green leaves gives off an intense aroma. This old Jamaican favourite is also known as mint tree or kitchen mint.

 

Use and storage

 

Pour 1 cup freshly boiled water over 1 – 2 teabags. Steep for 4 minutes. For a stronger taste, stir teabag while adding water and/or before removing. Prepare hot and drink cold-an ideal thirst quencher. Once opened, store the product in a closed dry container (jam-jar).

 

Health Benefits/Uses

 

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Pain
  • Antibacterial
  • Antifungal
  • Anti- inflammatory
  • Antioxidant
  • Antimicrobial
  • Ant parasitic
  • Antiseptic
  • Antispasmodic
  • Antiviral
  • Aphrodisiac
  • Aromatic
  • Asthma
  • Astringent
  • Blood thinner
  • Blood vessel dilation
  • Cancer
  • Colic
  • Cramps
  • Cystitis
  • Diabetes
  • Diarrhea
  • Digestive problems
  • Excessive thirst
  • Expectorant
  • Fertility
  • Gum Disease
  • Heart Disease
  • Hepatitis B
  • Insect bite/sting
  • Insecticide
  • Liver protection
  • Lung congestion
  • Menstrual disorder
  • Muscle pain
  • Nausea
  • Rash
  • Stuffy nose
  • Skin irritation
  • Sleep aid
  • Sore throat
  • Stimulant
  • Vaginal infection