Mint is also said and in many cases proven to:
* Relieve symptoms of indigestion, heartburn and irritable bowel syndrome by relaxing the muscles in and around the intestine.
* Act as a powerful antioxidant, protecting the body against the formation of cancerous cells.
* Inhibit the growth of many different types of bacteria and fungus.
* Ease and unblock the breathing and respiratory passages and airways.
* Relieves the symptoms of colds and flu.
* Mint can help with nasal allergies.
* It can relieve congestion, head colds and headaches.
* Act as a mild sedative and has calming properties.
* Relieve minor aches and pains such as muscle cramps and sprains.
* Combat bad breath.
* Provides a cooling sensation to the skin and can help to treat minor burns, itching and skin irritations.
* Mint is a very good cleanser for the blood.
* Mint tea can help clear up skin disorders such as acne.
* This herb is filled with many vitamins.
* It contains carotene, the pigment which is part of Vitamin B complex family.
* It also contains good amounts of Thiamine.
* Riboflavin, essential for many biological functions in body, is also present in Mint.
* Niacin and Folic acid are also present.
* Minerals present in mint include: Calcium, Phosphorus, Zinc, Copper, magnesium and manganese, Selenium and fluoride.
So what are you waiting for? Get drinking your way to health.
The self is torn by an irresolvable and irresistible strife between the order of the ‘Same’, which strives to totalize everything under the illumination of reason, and the order of the Other, in which vital parts of human existence remain necessarily unillumined.
In a sense, there are aspects of human existence that can never be known, and indeed, it is best for us that these things continue to keep their secrets. That is what Levinas means when he reiterates that infinity always resists totality, the other always ‘overflows’ the same: no matter how much we come to know, it is always something resisiting or disrupting the perimeters of the known.