Posted on August 17, 2012 at 4:13 am

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Summer is on and I know you feel the heat.  There is nothing better than mint, which could lighten your skin, give you good breath and make you feel refreshed. Mint, which is also scientifically known as Mentha, has great medicinal properties.


The strong smell of mint activates your saliva flow, which in turn activates the digestive enzymes, hence promoting good digestion.  It is also known for its anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.


When applied to the skin as a mint oil, it acts as anti-bacterial, which reduces acne and scars.  Making a mint juice or smoothie is great to promote more elasticity to the skin and acts a great detoxifier.


The healing aroma of mint de-congests clogged nostrils, lungs, and throat.  It is also used in the form of balm, which is more effective and eco-friendly compared to other products.


It is well known to be used in tooth paste, chewing gums, floss and other breath freshening products.  Its germicidal property helps to maintain a fresh breath and healthy gums.


  • 1 cup fresh mint
  • 1 cup Almond milk
  • 1/2 cup Carob nibs
  • 5 Dates
  • 1 Banana
  • 1 Tbsp Vitamineral green powder

Blend the above ingredients and feel refreshed!


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