The effect of mint on the male body
Mint is a fragrant herb that has been known to people since ancient times for its medicinal properties. From time immemorial, it has been used as a medicine. Women saw in this plant the secret of their beauty and youth, and for men it served as a source of calm and inspiration. There are several dozen species of this plant. Of course, some of them are wild, however, the overwhelming majority and still serve for the good of mankind. At the summer cottage there is always a secluded place for one of the types of mint.
The plant owes its fresh aroma and pleasant taste to the huge amount of menthol and essential oils that make up its composition. Thanks to these qualities, mint has gained such popularity in medicine and pharmacology. It is believed that it is with its help that one can not only calm the nerves, but also defeat diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, and control sweating. Folk healers use mint practically without waste. All its parts go into the battle for human health: roots, shoots, petals and, of course, flowers.
The effect of mint on males
The presence in the composition of mint of a huge amount of substances that affect the human body, no one dares to deny. But it’s not that simple! No, of course, the fact that mint is useful for the fair sex is beyond doubt. It has a beneficial effect on the menstrual cycle, tones and refreshes the skin, and helps to strengthen the nervous system. But what about the stronger sex? What benefits does the use of mint bring to the male body, and what threat does it hide? Is it true that eating this fragrant plant can lead to male impotence? Unfortunately, today among scientists and healers around the world there is no single opinion on this issue. One thing is certain – the effect of this fragrant herb on the stronger sex should be considered in a separate order..
Why natural mint is useful for the powerful?
Due to the content of tannins, vitamins and microelements, drinks containing natural mint have a beneficial effect on various systems of the male body.
Effect of peppermint on the gastrointestinal tract (GIT)
The use of natural mint in the diet helps to improve the functioning of the digestive tract by normalizing the acid balance. The general condition of the digestive system is normalized. A decoction of mint petals significantly reduces bouts of nausea, prevents vomiting.
To prepare such a drink, you will need the following ingredients:
- Purified water – 1.5 l.
- A small bunch of fresh mint – at least 10 leaves.
- Honey – 3 tbsp. l.
- Cinnamon (to taste).
Add honey to boiling water.
It is desirable that the honey is liquid, this will significantly increase the usefulness of the drink..
After 1 to 3 minutes, remove the sweetened water from the heat, add fresh mint leaves and leave to cool. Insist for at least two hours. Add cinnamon before use.
Positive effects on the nervous system
For those who doubt whether men can drink mint tea, there is only one answer – of course you can! Mint broth will be especially useful for those men who are dealing with nervous work. In moderation, such a drink clarifies thoughts, relieves of feelings of anxiety, without disrupting performance..
In order to get rid of irritability and stress, it is enough just to drink mint broth with honey and lemon juice..
Men who plan to drive should avoid drinking a lot of drinks that contain natural mint. The relaxing effect of this fragrant herb helps to weaken attention and reduce reaction when driving..
You need to be extremely careful with this drink, because mint for men is not only good, but also harm..
Effects on the immune system
Mint drink is able to have a tonic and anti-inflammatory effect, while strengthening the immune system.
To strengthen the immune system, you need to consume mint infusions daily in low concentration and in small quantities..
Another, important, property of mint is its ability to have a beneficial effect on the skin, in particular, reducing the level of sweating of the feet. Excessive sweating is a typical male problem that not everyone can admit to. But the discomfort for men is caused rather not by the moisture of the soles itself, but by the accompanying smell. This unpleasant scent of “stale socks” can be defeated right at home with the help of mint baths. So why not give it a try? And to have fresh fragrant leaves at home all year round, grow mint on the windowsill.
To prepare such a bath, you will need:
- A handful of fresh or dried mint leaves.
- Boiling water – 1 l.
- Bath towel.
Pour mint leaves with water and let them brew for 15 minutes. Pour the warm infusion into the prepared basin and lower your feet into it, covering them with a towel on top.
The menthol contained in the infusion narrows the pores and allows you to forget about sweating feet and an unpleasant odor for a long time..
The negative consequences of mint abuse for the male body
Among many representatives of the stronger sex, there is an opinion about the negative effect of mint on male potency. Unfortunately, this is partly true! Of course, it cannot be argued that complete impotence will come from a cup of mint infusion, but the negative consequences are still quite real. However, this does not mean at all that you need to immediately run and throw away everything that contains this herb in a panic. First you need to understand everything carefully..
So why shouldn’t men eat mint? With the regular use of strong mint infusions, male hormones are produced less actively. This leads healthy men to impotence..
It is not at all necessary to completely abandon mint, thereby depriving your body of the nutrients that make up its composition. A cup of mint tea after sleep won’t ruin your night..
The whole secret is in the dosage. For serious violations of potency, you need to drink several liters of mint tea a day. The main thing is not to abuse this drink and everything will be fine..