Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

what are the benefits of eating whole mint leaves

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Irritable bowel?: There's some evidence that suggests peppermint oil can help with irritable bowel syndrome symptoms. It's not a guaranteed effect, but it could hel ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Many benefits: Peppermint tea has many benefits:it reduces gas, bloating & nausea & helps abdominal & menstrual cramps.It can help headaches, relieve lung & sinus co ... Read More
4
4 thanks
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly irritant: Anytime you are inhaling some form of smoke into your airway it has potential to be a respiratory irritant. Why chance it?
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
50 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Food flavoring: Basil, mint, and other spices add flavor to food as well as life; enjoy them!
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Myths: Nope. Not in any way.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Not much: They are known as "carminatives" and they help you to burp-----little else.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Digestion: mint will help with digestion.
1
1 thank
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
No bad effects: Smoking mint leaves usually leaves the person with a menthol flavour when used. Mint leaves have been known to treat a number of health complications ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
The water you are: drinking may calm or ease digestion. You might do just as well by making lemon or lime water yourself. Peace and good health.
1
1 thank
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anna Guarna
34 years experience Dentistry
Lavender is ok: Lavender is a great anti infective, but if you're stuffy try eucalyptus. Boil some water (distilled preferably) and add in 1-2 drops of eucalytus, th ... Read More
3
3 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month