The mass fraction of moisture in the dry extract is not more than 10%
Mass fraction of moisture in the thick extract is not more than 50%
Mass fraction of insoluble substances in water not more than 5%
The chemical composition of mint contains biologically active substances that favorably affect the human body. This essential oil, which is based on menthol and other ethers - cineol, pulegon, limonene and various terpenes, organic acids and flavonoids, tannins and bitters, carotene, trace elements - manganese, copper and other chemical compounds. Mint has anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and effective against colds and viral diseases, is used to treat sore throat, pharyngitis, bronchitis and rhinitis, inhalation of mint oil is used for strong cough. Mint preparations relieve pain and relieve spasms and are used to treat digestive organs. Leaves infusions drink with heartburn and nausea, with belching and flatulence, with gastrointestinal spasms.
Mint increases appetite and improves digestion. Used as a choleretic agent for cholecystitis, hepatitis, gallstone disease. The sedative properties of mint have a calming effect on the nervous system, relieve emotional tension, promote good sleep, reduce pain during menstruation and contribute to easier flow of menopause. Mint also has vasodilating properties - it dilates blood vessels, improves blood circulation, relieves headaches. Preparations with mint angina, hypertension, migraine. Mint is used in cosmetology, dermatology, dentistry. Peppermint oil is added to cosmetics - soaps, shampoos, lip balms, creams, refreshing gels, toothpastes, mouth rinses.