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Gas, nausea, heartburn, cramping, bloating, flatulence, hiccups, stomachaches, and other digestive problems. May reduce irritable bowel syndrome, cleanses the body, purifies the blood and clears skin disorders such as acne. Relief of respiratory congestion by opening up the nose, lungs, and throat, and may also help to overcome coughs and colds. The use of Peppermint leaf on a regular basis can help people with asthma because it can provide relaxation and help to relieve breathing problems.
May be added to a gargle and mouthwash for its ability to override germs and inhibit the growth of bacteria in the mouth. It is no wonder the mouth and breath can always feel fresh with the routine use of this herb. According to recent studies, some of the enzymes found in mint leaves can be helpful for those who are fighting cancer. Since mint leaves purify the blood, and the anti-spasmodic effects soothe muscles of our body, it is a great remedy for relieving the pain of menstrual cramps. Due to the effects on the stomach, it is also a great remedy for expectant mothers who suffer from morning sickness.
Colds, as it may help to kill bacteria and viruses. The menthol in the leaves thins mucus and eliminates phlegm, providing relief from coughs and congestion.
Used to calm a queasy stomach and is good for nausea and vomiting, and it is useful for calming the lower bowel, and in relieving diarrhea and irritable bowel syndrome.
Effective for loss of appetite, indigestion, colonic muscle spasms, dyspepsia, motion sickness and for weight loss. Peppermint leaf tincture may help support healthy liver function by improving the flow of bile from the liver to the gallbladder. This helps positively for the digestion by helping to break down fats and reduce bad cholesterol. Decreased cholesterol levels help to reduce the workload required by the liver, and if yours is sluggish this herb may provide a needed boost.
Since Peppermint leaves purify the blood and have an anti-spasmodic and soothing effect on the muscles of the body, it is helpful in relieving the pain of menstrual cramps. It also aids in anxiety and nervous agitation which can be symptoms of PMS.
Makes a fine mouthwash and is a wonderful remedy for bad breath. The leaves are packed with anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties which are great for your oral health. By killing bacteria in the mouth, it may help to prevent tooth decay and keeps your tongue and teeth clean naturally. Peppermint has actually been shown to be superior to the mouthwash chemical chlorhexidine, in inhibiting the formation of biofilm linked to dental cavities.
Contraindications: Pregnant and nursing women should not take Peppermint without consulting a physician.
Peppermint may aggravate hiatal hernia. Those who suffer from gallbladder disorders, gallstones or blockage of the bile duct, or those who take heartburn medication (cisapride, etc.) should not take Peppermint without consulting a physician.
Do not exceed dosage (many time the recommended amount), and it is also recommended to take a few days' break after two weeks' continual use.
Peppermint may interfere with absorption of iron.
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