Peppermint, aromatic plant, already known in ancient times for its pharmaceutical and phytotherapeutic properties. It contains vitamin A, B1, B2, B3, B6, C, D, E, folic acid, phenolic acid.
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Peppermint, Mentha piperita.

Very popular in cooking for its strong, aromatic touch, mint has also been known since ancient times for its pharmaceutical properties since the Egyptians. Even the Greeks considered it sacred; Cocito, god of the river of the Underworld, had a daughter, the nymph Minthe, so beautiful to make Pluto fall in love with her, unleashing the wrath of his wife Proserpina, who decided to transform the rival in a small and insignificant plant. Zeus, pitied, gave the nymph Minthe a perfume so special to keep company forever to his father River.

Mint has many varieties, most traceable to menthol; stomach stimulant, counteracts gastrointestinal disorders, even headaches. It eases nausea, aids digestion, benefits those suffering from nervousness and insomnia. It contains vitamin A, B1, B2, B3, B6, C, D, E, phenolic acid, folic acid.


1 kiwi

1 apple ( or 1 pear)

7 mint leaves

4 basil leaves

1 lemon

one teaspoon of honey

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