• Flavonoids and manganese – Anti-oxidant action
  • Volatile oil possesses antispasmodic, antibacterial and carminative actions
NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS Brain function – increases percentage of healthy fats (especially DHA) in cell membranes and cell structures (especially those of the brain, kidney and heart)
PLANT FAMILY Mint. Related to: Basil, Mint, Rosemary, Oregano, Marjoram, Sage
DANGERS Oxalate (Calcium binding and Kidney health)

Adapted from:

Murray, M. (2005). Encyclopedia of Healing Food. New York, N.Y.: Atria Books

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