Fish mint: A folk medicine with 9 wonderful medicinal uses



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  • Information on fish mint
  • Characteristics of fish mint
  • Distribution of fish mint 
  • Harvesting fish mint 
  • Chemical composition of fish mint 
  • Uses of fish mint
  • 1. The use of fish mint in treating diseases
  • The use of fish mint in treating diseases / ph: internet
  • 2. The use of fish mint in beauty
  • fish mint is used as a less expensive but effective beauty method / ph: internet
  • 3. Medical remedy from fish mint
  • 3-1. Medical remedy to treat kidney stones from fish mint
  • 3-2. Medical remedy to treat boils
  • 3-3. Medical remedy with fish mint to cure constipation
  • 3-4. Medical remedy for curing strangury
  • 3-5. Medical remedy for fever in children with fish mint
  • 3-6. Medical remedy to treat eye pain with fish mint
  • 3-7. Medical remedy for long-lasting coughs with fish mint
  • 4. Beauty remedy with fish mint
  • Beauty remedy with fish mint / ph: internet
  • 4-1. Treat acne with fish mint and salt
  • 4-2. Skin whitening remedy with fish mint
  • 5. How to prepare dishes from fish mint?
  • 5-1. Fish Mint Salad
  • 5-2. Meat Mint Fish Ball
  • 6. Note when using fish mint

Fish mint is a very familiar food in daily meals that can be processed into many delicious and nutritious dishes.  In addition, this vegetable is also used in the treatment of many diseases very effectively.  So what are the uses of fish mint?  How to use this natural herb to treat illnesses?  Keep reading to find the answer.

Information on fish mint

 Fish mint also has many different names depending on each region such as: Xu Tinh Thao, Ngu Tinh Thuy, Cuu Tiet Lien, Sam Thao ... This herb belongs to the family of leaves (with scientific name is Houttuynia cordata Thunb  ).

Characteristics of fish mint

Fish mint is easy to grow and develope.  The tree has a soft stem, about 40 cm in height and covered with thin white hair on the stem.  Stems erect, can live for a long time.  The roots grow underground, sometimes on the trunk.

 Fish mint has heart-shaped leaves, small serrated leaf edges, lanceolate tails.  Usually the leaves are used a lot for food and medicine.  The flower of Fish mint is white and yellow pistil.  The flower season usually comes in May to August. The tree has a fishy smell, almost like the smell of fish, so it is called fish mint.

Distribution of fish mint 

 Fish mint likes low humidity, grows wild a lot.  In our country, most of the localities have appeared fish mint.  However, trees grow more in the delta such as suitable climate and soil.

Harvesting fish mint 

 Fish mint can be harvested year round.  You can use the leaves to eat them raw or as medicine.  In addition, the physician also used the stem and roots of the dried fish mint  for medicinal use.

Chemical composition of fish mint 

 Fish mint contains many nutrients that are beneficial to humans, with many medicinal values: vitamin A, vitamin B, iron, protein, calcium.  And healthy active ingredients: reynountrin, active methyl-n-Nonykelton, isoquercitrin, active calcium sulfate, ingredient oleic acid and calcium chloride.  Along with chemical composition: quercetin, limonene, hyperin, myrcene, rutin, capric acid, stearic acid, afzefin, decanoyl acetaldehyde, camphene ...

 Vitamin A

 This ingredient is used to increase resistance and is beneficial for the eyes.  Vitamin A accounts for high levels in Lettuce.  So you only need to eat a few leaves of fish mint  can supplement enough vitamin A for a day.

Vitamin B

 This vitamin helps the body metabolize energy better.  In addition, vitamin B is used to help the body recover energy quickly.

 Iron

 Iron is a trace element involved in blood regeneration.  As a result, the body will be supplied with enough blood to function.

 Protein

 According to the scientists, fish mint contains vegetable protein that is very good for the body.  Protein does not contain fat causing obesity in humans.

 Preservation

 For fresh fish mint  you should use immediately after picking or refrigerate to avoid spoilage.  The dried fish mint  should be stored in a cool place, with an average temperature of <30 degrees Celsius, avoiding humid places that will cause moldy medicinal herbs.

 Usage - Dosage

 Fish mint has many uses: raw food, drinking water, local treatment.  Depending on your health condition and medical condition, you can choose the right way to use them.  However, you should pay attention to the dosage of fish mint, should only use 15-60g / day.

Uses of fish mint

 It can be said that fish mint brings countless benefits to human health and it is not accidental that this drug is known as a "miracle" for health.  The same article reviews the most positive benefits that fish mint brings to our health.

1. The use of fish mint in treating diseases

Fish mint: A folk medicine with 9 wonderful medicinal uses

The use of fish mint in treating diseases / ph: internet

Fish mint helps treat many dangerous diseases safely:

 Fish mint has cool properties that help cool the summer heat, cool the liver and clear the body.
 Fish mint cures constipation in children and adults effectively.

Fish mint helps relieve fever quickly and effectively

Fish mint helps to treat irregular menstrual periods, delayed menstruation.
 Treat female diseases such as vaginitis.
 Treat red swollen pimples due to heat, inflammation.
 Treatment of bronchitis, long-term cough, dry cough, cough with phlegm.
 Safe cure of kidney stones.
 Support for the treatment of obstructive milk disease in pregnant women.
 With its mild, benign nature, fish mint is also very good for the secretory system, helping you to prevent and treat frequent urination and urination.
 Treatment of internal hemorrhoids, external hemorrhoids, hemorrhoids due to hemorrhoids very well.
 Good for the digestive system, treat inflammatory bowel disease, cure colitis.
 Provides vitamins, minerals, iron, calcium ... to keep the body healthy.

2. The use of fish mint in beauty

 Fish mint: A folk medicine with 9 wonderful medicinal uses

fish mint is used as a less expensive but effective beauty method / ph: internet

In addition to its therapeutic effects, fish mint is used as a less expensive but effective beauty method:

 Fish mint helps firm, smooth skin.
 Prevent sebum on the skin, help your skin always dry.
 Effective treatment of inflammatory acne, pustules on the skin thanks to its antiseptic and detoxifying properties.
 Prevent acne from returning to the skin.
 Skin whitening after a period of use.

3. Medical remedy from fish mint

Fish mint brings countless benefits to human life.  However, you do not know how to use this "precious" herb.  Do not worry that the article will summarize the most popular oriental medicine with fish mint right here for you to read.

3-1. Medical remedy to treat kidney stones from fish mint

 Kidney stones are a very common disease today and cause a lot of trouble for patients.  Kidney stones are easy to recur and very difficult to completely treat.  You can refer to the following remedies for kidney stones from fish mint:

 Raw materials include:

 Fish mint: 20g.
 Vegetable Due: 15g.
 Licorice soil: 10g.
 Process:

 Bringing raw materials to clean mud,
 Pour all the ingredients into the pot, fill the herbs with enough water.
 Heat on low until 1 bowl of medicine remains.
 Drink while still hot.
 Treatment with kidney stone remedies should last 1 month.  If effective, you should continue this course for the next 7 days.  Note should consult a physician before using this remedy to treat illnesses.

3-2. Medical remedy to treat boils

 There are many causes of pimples: hot body, skin inflammation.  In addition to using Western medicine, you can use oriental medicine to avoid side effects.

 Fish mint take about 10 - 12g, washed, crushed.  Next, apply on the skin with pimples.  Cover the boil with a bandage to avoid infection.

 On 2 times a day of covering fish mint, boils will decrease in the next 2-3 days.  Note that if the pimple does not show signs of pain relief, you should stop using fish mint and consult your doctor.

3-3. Medical remedy with fish mint to cure constipation

Constipation can occur at any age.  Being constipated for a long time can have a huge impact on people's health.  In folklore, the remedy for constipation with fish mint is very simple and easy to follow:

 Ingredients to prepare: Dried fish mint about 10g or can use fresh fish mint with 15 - 20g.
 Doing.  If you use dried fish mint leaves, it can be processed like a tea, using this herb to boil water.  If you use fresh fish mint, boil it with water.  Until the water is gone.  Consuming fish mint tea continuously for 10 days will see significant results.  Symptoms of constipation will decrease, the abdomen will no longer be bloated, and it will also be easier to pass the stool.

3-4. Medical remedy for curing strangury

 Urination is common in women who have undergone childbirth, and the secretory organs are susceptible to infection.  In addition, if the body is hot, it is very easy to encounter this situation.  You can use fish mint to improve urination and rapid urination.

 Materials:

 Fish lettuce 20g.
 Cheek: 40g.
 Psyllium: 40g.
 Doing:

 All medicinal herbs are washed, drained and then crushed.
 Use a sieve to get clear water to drink.
 Use 3 times a day.
 Drink continuously for 7 - 10 days to see a noticeable effect.
 While using the remedy from fish mint you should limit the use of other drugs.

3-5. Medical remedy for fever in children with fish mint

 Fish mint has a cool, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties.  Therefore, in traditional medicine, this medicine is commonly used in antipyretic remedies for children.  Moreover, fish mint is benign, causing less side effects, so it is very suitable for children.

 Ingredients: Fresh fish mint 20g.  Rinse well before processing.
 How to do it: Crush 20g fish mint.  Then filter the water.  Give the child 2 times a day, the fever will quickly subside.  Continue to give it to your child until the fever is gone.

3-6. Medical remedy to treat eye pain with fish mint

 Eye pain caused by green pus bacillus is not uncommon.  Fish mint has extremely high anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties that are the "etching" of the bacteria that cause this eye pain.  You can apply the following remedies:

 Ingredients: 35g Fresh fish mint washed.
 How to: fish mint rinsed with boiled water.  Then drain, crush.  Apply the mixture of fish lettuce leaves with gauze then apply directly to the affected eye before going to bed.  Do it continuously for 3-5 days to eliminate bacteria that cause eye pain.
 However, before applying this remedy you should consult your physician.  In addition, during the use of Daphnia on the eyes, there are any unusual conditions: severe eye pain, burning eyelids ... you should stop using the remedy.  And go to the nearest medical facility for examination and treatment.

3-7. Medical remedy for long-lasting coughs with fish mint

 Persistent cough, dry cough, cough with phlegm make your work and life seriously affected.  If you are concerned that Western medicine can cause side effects, you can consult a cough remedy with fish mint.

 Materials for cough remedies:

 Fish mint 30g.
 Tang Diep 24g.
 Dinh Lang Leaf 24g.
 River Leaf 24g.
 Cheek: 30g.
 Xa Tien Thao 24g.
 Doing:

 Bring all the herbs washed. Add water to cover the herbs.  Heat on high until sparkling is okay.

 Use 1 ladder per day.  Divided into 3 times to drink morning, lunch, and dinner.  should drink 30-45 minutes after meals is best.  Use in 3 - 5 days will see the muscles gradually relieved and stopped.

4. Beauty remedy with fish mint

Fish mint: A folk medicine with 9 wonderful medicinal uses

Beauty remedy with fish mint / ph: internet

Women who want to have smooth white skin, clear acne, can refer to the following 2 remedies with fish mint:

4-1. Treat acne with fish mint and salt

Fish mint has high antiseptic properties, so it can remove bacteria and sebum that cause acne.  In addition, fish mint contains many vitamins and minerals that are good for the skin, helping to regenerate facial skin damaged by acne.  Every day you just need to follow the following formula to have beautiful skin like that:

 Crush the fish mint and then mix it with salt.
 Apply a mixture of Salt and fish mint to the face for 20-25 minutes.
 Rinse with water.

4-2. Skin whitening remedy with fish mint

 Materials need to prepare:

 1 teaspoon honey.
 30g Fish mint

 Doing:

 Fish mint finely ground, filtered for juice.  Then mix 1 teaspoon of honey with fish mint juice.  Apply evenly on the face.  Use hand massage to gently absorb nutrients into the skin.
 Let the Honey fish mint mask mixture for 20-25 minutes and then rinse with water.
 Done every day to have smooth white skin, as desired.

5. How to prepare dishes from fish mint?

 In addition to its great therapeutic use, fish mint can be processed into many delicious dishes that make you surprised.  The article reveals 2 delicious and nutritious dishes from fish mint that you can cook at home.

5-1. Fish Mint Salad

 The dish is very suitable for hot summers.  The ingredients for the salad are easy to find and cost extremely "soft".

 Ingredients need to prepare: fish mint, fried fish.  Along with spices such as lemon, pepper, olive oil, garlic, chili.

 How to do: fish mint Washed, soaked in thin salt water.  Drain and soak in ice or refrigerate to make the vegetables more crispy.  Next, slice fish balls thinly to absorb spices easily.  Next, mix the salad with the recipe: 1 teaspoon of sugar, 1 teaspoon of chili, 1 teaspoon of lemon and 1 teaspoon of fish sauce.  Mix the ingredients together and add 1 teaspoon of olive oil.  Put the food on a plate and you can enjoy it right away.

5-2. Meat Mint Fish Ball

 A dish that is perhaps extremely tempting, especially for young children.  You need to prepare as follows:

 Materials:

 Mashed fish mint.
 Smoked town 250g.
 Kale: 400g.
 Potatoes: 1kg.
 Fresh milk: ½ cup.
 Mustard: 1 scoop.
 Butter: 2 tablespoons.
 Nutmeg: 1 scoop.
 Ground pepper: 1 scoop.
 Salt: 1 scoop.
 Vinegar: 1 scoop,
 Meatballs: 500 grams of pork or beef.
 Eggs: 2 fruits.
 Making:

 Kaleidoscope cut into thin, long pieces.
 Potatoes peeled, sliced ​​like chess pieces.
 Boil cooking oil, fry bacon.
 Next, put the potatoes in the pot of water, simmer.  Then take out the science, crush and mix well with fresh milk.
 Add bacon, mustard, butter, Nutmeg, pepper, salt and potato mixture and mix.
 Finally, add the fish mint with 1 teaspoon of vinegar and mix well.
 Market share: Mix meat, Lettuce Ground fish, pepper, salt evenly.  Shape into a circle of any size you want.
 Heat the pan and add cooking oil and fry the pellets.  When the meat is evenly cooked, you take it out and place it on a plate.
 Scoop the original lettuce mix and serve with meatballs.  should eat while still hot.

6. Note when using fish mint

 In order for fish mint to maximize its health benefits, there are a few things you should keep in mind after using:

 Do not use any of the remedies from fish mint if you are allergic to this herb.
 Carefully consult a physician when using fish mint to treat disease.

Do not take too much fish to cure.  If you use a course of therapy but the disease does not get better, you should stop the treatment from fish mint.

When using fish mint for beauty, wash your face thoroughly after applying.  Because fish mint has a slightly fishy smell and is hard to wash off green color.
 Can be combined with drinking water to treat acne.
 Do not use fish mint for children under 6 years old to treat the disease without instructions from a doctor.
 Above is information about fish mint, herbs that have many good uses for human health.  Hope the sharing in the article will be useful for readers.

Fish mint: A folk medicine with 9 wonderful medicinal uses

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