Mint can be recovered chemical substances which include menthol, menthone, isomenthone, neomenthol, limonene, methyl, piperitone, beta-caryophyllene, alpha-pinene, beta-pinene, tannins and flavonoids.
The above-ground parts of the plant contain up to 2% essential oil, which consists of menthol, (-) – limonene, alpha-pinene, camphene, caryophyllene, octanol, thymol, iso-aldehyde, furfural, menthone, Maintenon, piperitone, isovaleric and caproic acid and other components.
Phytochemical screening of ground samples of plants (root, stem and leaves) revealed alkaloids, polyphenols, flavonoids, tannins, saponins, cardiac glycosides, and diterpenes.
Peppermint has anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and effective in the fight against colds and viral diseases, is used to treat angina, pharyngitis, bronchitis and the common cold, as well as with a strong cough.
As the Chinese and Tibetan medicine note powerful firming effect of licorice products. Licorice is included in 98% of the fees, because one of the most remarkable properties of licorice is the ability to enhance the action of other herbs included in the medicinal collection. Licorice – powerful lymph-stimulators. When a person uses licorice, all lymph flows are beginning to move to the lungs and beat the mucous plug. Lymph need to budge, so she went through the bronchi.
Licorice has a strong expectorant, enveloping, soothing, calming effect. It is used in the treatment of colds and respiratory system diseases, pulmonary tuberculosis, bronchitis and dry, with an overall weakening of the body.
It is now generally, and particularly in industrialized countries, there has been rapid growth in diseases of the respiratory system. They went out on the third place among all causes of death. As for lung cancer, it is ahead of all other malignancies in its prevalence.
Lungs – a very important body, are exposed daily to an aggressive environment surrounding the attack, not to mention the smoking and passive smoking. If you live in a big city, you do not need to smoke, and, since you inhale cubic meters of urban smog.
According to WHO, to date, the number of people with lung disease reaches about 510 million. Today, lung protection is one of the main topics.