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what are the benefits of eating whole mint leaves
A 46-year-old member asked:
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
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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
A 31-year-old member asked:
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:
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:
27 years experience General Practice
Myths: Nope. Not in any way.
A 29-year-old member asked:
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Not much: They are known as "carminatives" and they help you to burp-----little else.
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Digestion: mint will help with digestion.
A 25-year-old male asked:
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
A 36-year-old female asked:
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.
A 32-year-old member asked:
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
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