Most of us are familiar with the refreshing application of mint, but it has far more to offer than that. The health benefits include the following: Mint is a great appetizer or a palate cleanser. The aroma of the herb helps activate the salivary glands in your mouth as well as the glands which secrete the digestive enzymes, thereby facilitating digestion. It also soothes the stomach in case of indigestion or inflammation. This herb is has aromatic leaves that have many culinary uses such as: teas & other beverages, salads, garnish, jelly, desserts.