Friday, March 20, 2020

Do you Like to Consume Mint Leaves?

Mint Leaves in My Backyard

I grow some “small” plants (vegetables and fruits) in my backyard just for fun. Some are:
- mint
- water spinach (Chinese spinach, swamp cabbage)
- chili
- basil
- strawberry

I would like to talk about mint for this post. We always include mint leaves in:
- tea
- smoothies
- desserts
- salad
- sometimes in drinking water.



Several Mint leaves in the glass of tea

We might know that mint leaves have health advantages such as improve brain functions, help relieve indigestion and decrease breastfeeding pain.

Other benefits are to reduce mild flue due to virus, fever due to bacteria, and could cure mild headaches as well.

My favorite is to use fresh mint leaves in the hot tea. As I know that people use mint leaves for:
- mix Greek yogurt with chopped mint leaves
- combine mint leaves with watermelon, strawberry, and basil for salad
- eating quinoa with mint leaves.


Have you ever consumed mint leaves? How do you use them?

84 comments:

  1. In summer I have fresh mint that runs wild in the garden so I use it a lot. It's lovely in a pitcher of cold water along with lots of the things you mentioned.

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  2. A veces las utilizo en postres, gracias por hablarnos de ella . No conocía todo lo bien que puede hacernos

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  3. I like mint, one year they grew in my side yard very profusely.

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  4. Very refreshing! I like all the fresh herbs :-)

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  5. Ja używam miętę tak jak Ty- do gorącej herbaty.Miłego dnia, Evi!

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  6. I love fresh mint. I use it in water or salad :)

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  7. I drank mienta soothing and calming effect allows you to restore internal charmony in the body, cleanse the body of toxins

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  8. I love mint leaves in dessert. So good!

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  9. The best tea of all … I like it very much!

    Have a great weekend!
    Hugs!

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  10. I like mint tee so much. I drink it very often :)

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  11. I love very much mint leaves 😊 thanks for your sharing...

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  12. It's good for warm the body & always health

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  13. Very healthy mint leaves. I am the only one in my family who likes mint leaves.

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  14. que suerte tener hojas de menta en tu jardín, yo cuando pase todo esto también quiero poner algo similar

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  15. How lucky you cultivate Mint. It has many properties in the medicinal aspect or to relieve symptoms of cold and tiredness, among other things.
    It is also used for certain cakes and desserts.
    I am glad that you have a healthy life and you like what nature gives us.
    A kiss from Spain

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  16. Erbe preziose, e utilissime per la salute del nostro organismo...
    Un saluto,silvia

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  17. Adoro, sempre tomo este chá.Thanks, delicious.😘

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  18. No momento, não tenho no jardim do Edifício, Hortelã (mint). Mas costumo plantar.
    Não gosto de chás.
    Uso as vezes no suco ou mastigo as folhas.
    O que gosto muito é de gengibre.
    Como gengibre todos os dias e coloco em todas as comidas que faço.

    Estamos vivendo dias de terror por conta do Covid-19.
    Beijo,

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  19. La menta è preziosa e anche buona, io le uso nel tè, sebbene al tè preferisco il caffè. Ciao Evi, buon pomeriggio.
    sinforosa

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  20. Hello Evi!
    I love fresh mint leaves. Mint is growing in my garden.
    I wish you a lot of health, take care of yourself.
    Have a nice weekend:)
    Lucja

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  21. yes, i have a herb garden and mint is my favorite in the garden, next is basil.


    JULIE ANN LOZADA BLOG
    INSTAGRAM: @julieann_lozada


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  22. Hello.
    Here we use mint a lot.

    We like to put it on kibbeh, for example, and also make tea, or put it in a glass of water to drink.

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  24. We grow mint too. I love it as a tea and on a chocolaty dessert. I should try it in cold water for the warm months. Great idea!

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  25. I can't do fresh mint ... I know its good for you but I always tent to vomit right after :(

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  26. I love mint, I have in my garden along with other medicinal and aromatic herbs and plants. I consume a lot of mint in all infusions and preparations. In fact, today in my country there is a drink that is in fashion: mint, ginger, lemon, sugar and water. It is drunk very cold. Try it out. It's great.

    Huge hugs, Evi, more than huge.

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  27. Yo también cultivo algunas plantas en mi jardín y también tengo menta sembrada. Cuídate mucho amiga, saludos desde Monterrey.

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  28. Me encanta cuando la piso en el jardín. Besos.

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  29. Mint leaves are amazing :) Great post!
    https://freshisyummy.blogspot.com/2020/03/blinding-lights.html

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  30. Yes, I like them in my tea and in my water with lemon!
    Kisses, Paola.

    Expressyourself

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  31. It's been a while since I used fresh mint in my food. Interesting post.

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  32. En mi casa somos tomadores de té!! pero la menta sólo la uso para la comida, gracias por compartir sería bueno probarlo!je!je!
    Abrazos y muchos deseos de salud y que Dios nos proteja a toda la humanidad y nos ayude a salir adelante a toda la humanidad!!!

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  33. I'm not crazy about mint. I don't even like strong mint gum!

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  34. Tu blog es una gran fuente de saber.

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  35. Tu blog es una gran fuente de adquirir mas conocimientos

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  36. I love mint. This plant should be in the all gardens :)

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  37. Yes i love mint !! : D ... I drank a decoction of boiled mint and sugar. For this grantau seeds and ice and it was wonderful.

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  38. I love mint leaves. I put them in my tea with chamomile. :-)

    Greetings from London.

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  39. Tak, uwielbiam mięte!! Co roku zrywamy w ogrodzie moich teściów jej liście i suszymy. Dzięki temu przez cały rok mamy zapasy na pyszne herbaty :)). Uściski!

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  40. Se parece mucho a la hierbabuena, que es la planta que tengo en casa. en cierta ocasión, sembré unas semillas de menta y no sé porque motivo esta no me brotó.

    Besos

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  41. Esta planta aquí en Andalucía (España), la conocemos como hierbabuena, y es muy común de que las familias las tengan sembradas en huertos, arriates, macetas, etc. según la disponibilidad de tierras que tenga cada uno.
    Según la región que sea, se utiliza en diferentes comidas o bebidas, por ejemplo aquí en Sevilla se utiliza mucho el el puchero, en tortillas y en el guiso de caracoles, también en postres, infusiones, bebidas, etc.
    A mi, como a ti, me encanta echar una hojitas en el té, que les da un riquísimo sabor.
    Gracias por tus interesantes y amenas entradas.
    Un fuerte abrazo, amiga Evi, y cuídate mucho, porque esta pandemia de coronavirus que se está extendiendo por todo el mundo, es más peligrosa de lo que nos creemos.

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  42. mint leaves is very nice to combine in any drink... nice

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  43. Oh yes love mint! Mint and cilantro

    Allie of
    www.allienyc.com

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  44. I have them in my garden but I don't use them!
    xoxo

    marisasclosetblog.com

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  45. Mint is great. All fresh herbs are great.

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  46. I haven't used mint leaves in a long time, but I used to love mint tea when I was younger. Stay safe and be well Evi!

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  47. I would love to have mint at home as I love it with tea and also with ginger to recover after my training sesions.

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  48. I like mint tea, so delicious

    Kisses
    www.pimentadeacucar.com

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  49. Gracias a las planta la humanidad se cura de bastantes enfermedades

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  50. Kami punya 2 pot di belakang rumah. Istri saya suka menyeduhnya dengan teh

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  51. Great :)
    „Zapraszam także do siebie na nowy post - KLIK

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  52. I love mint, scalloped in summer. is refreshing. I try to use it all year round.
    Kisses from Poland <3

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  53. I like to drink mint tea. Great review! Thanks for sharing!

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  54. Oh i love mint leaves and the smell is absolute delightful Evi :)))

    my mom used to grow mint in abundance and it was daily part of diet ,mom would crush and mix it with yogurt and use it along any dish ,health and taste both :)
    we do same but not home grown any more

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  55. Really enjoy the scent of mint. Feel fresh :)

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  56. Dearest Evi,
    Mint leaves are good for making fresh tea from, it is excellent to fight bloating.
    As a garnish with fresh berries they always are perfect.
    Many uses and they add a decorative touch as well.
    Hugs,
    Mariette

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  57. I have planty in my garden, mint tea is one of my favourites!

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