HEALTH BENEFITS OF MINT > Nutritional Data, Interesting Facts & Recipes on our Just Add Mint Infographic!

The Just Add Good Stuff INFOGRAPHIC SERIES introduces our Mint Infographic. We hope you like it!




Just Add Mint! Known from antiquity, mint is an aromatic herb with many curative properties. There’s a lot more to mint than fresheners, candy, tooth paste & inhalers! See below for more mint uses! Here is the Just Add Good Stuff Mint Infographic:


Just Add Good Stuff Mint Infographic detailing the health benefits in a visual way


TOP 10 Health Benefits of Mint as described in the Just Add Good Stuff Mint Infographic:

  1. effective pain reliever for headaches & migraines
  2. mint alleviates gastrointestinal problems like indigestion
  3. antiseptic & antibacterial properties used to treat cuts & burns
  4. mint acts as a topical treatment of acne and acne scars
  5. alleviates arthritis pain, insect sting irritation and eczema
  6. mint improves bad breath and alleviates diarrhea and bloating
  7. natural treatment of the common cold and flu
  8. mint is used as a decongestant with antiviral properties
  9. used in treatment of menstrual cramps
  10. mint helps treat the hiccups


Mint Nutrition Facts as described on our Mint Infographic

  • Serving Size = 2 tbps
  • Calories = 2
  • Calories from Fat = 0 g
  • Total Fat = 0.03 g
  • Cholesterol = 0 mg
  • Sodium = 1 mg
  • Potassium = 18 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate = 0.48 g
  • Dietary Fiber = 0.3 g
  • Sugars = 0 g
  • Protein = 0.12 g
  • Vitamin A = 3% RDI
  • Vitamin C = 2% RDI
  • Calcium = 1% RDI
  • Iron = 1% RDI


Healthy Mint Recipes on our Mint Infographic

  1. Organic Mango Mint smoothie
  2. Organic Mint Ice Cubes
  3. Raw Cacao Mint cookies

* All of our recipes are gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan! Click here for more recipes!


Things You May Not Know About Mint as described on our Mint Infographic

  • Mint gets its name from MENTHE, a Greek mythical character
  • The mint herb is native to temperate areas of Europe, Asia & Africa
  • Mint can be VERY INVASIVE, so grow in containers or buckets
  • There are >30 TYPES & each smells/tastes different
  • The US produces 70% of the world’s peppermint & spearmint
  • Mint OIL is recovered by distilling using steam
  • Mint has been found in Egyptian tombs from as far back as 1000 BC
  • Rats & mice dislike the smell and taste of mint!
  • Peppermint is the #1 selling flavor among non-chocolate hard candies


The Just Add Good Stuff Mint infographic (we also call it our dark chocolate infograph) talks about general facts and nutritional details. For more info about the health benefits and nutritional information, please contact us and we will find out more from licensed dieticians and medical science professionals. It is our goal to provide the best information possible and to help inspire you to become more healthy through diet, nutrition and fitness. The Mint infographic will be updated whenever necessary, as studies and clinical research provides us with more insight into the health benefits of Mint which would affect our Top 10 beets health benefits. In addition, we constantly experiment with uses of dark chocolate in various dishes, so our recipes will also reflect that. Lastly, if we find any more interesting facts and figures about beets in general, we will also update the ‘Did You Know?’ section of our Just Add Good Stuff Mint Infographic.

The information on this infographic is for informational purposes only.
It is not intended to nor should it be a substitute for advice, consultation or visits to your health care provider.
‘Nutrition Facts’ provided by and verified by Just Add Good Stuff.