Already in ancient times the beneficial effect of the mint leaf on digestion and appetite was recognized. Later it was used against gastric, bile and intestinal problems, but peppermint also reduces nausea. It has been proven to be a good carminative, antispasmodic, depressant, headache relief, disinfectant, blood purifier, and effective in treating respiratory diseases. It is worth using it when we overload our stomach during a big feast. It also relieves nausea and bloating. It is also used against menstrual disorders. Its essential oil is used to reduce itching in coolants and shake mixes.
One of the most popular stomach healing plants is ginger. It can be used for a variety of problems, such as abdominal pain, nausea, heartburn, bloating or gas formation.Phenolic compounds in ginger reduce intestinal irritation and promote nutrient absorption. Its consumption promotes saliva and bile production. According to a study consuming 1.2 grams of ginger powder before meals accelerates gastric emptying and reduces digestive complaints by 50 percent.Its consumption is also recommended for nausea. For thousands of years Chinese sailors have been chewing ginger against sea sickness, but it is also an excellent remedy for morning sickness of pregnant women.