A 45-year-old member asked:
is pepermint a diuretic?
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Dr. Doina Marina answered
52 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
No.: Peppermint oil via enteric-coated preparations is used in irritable bowel syndrome. A formula containing menthol ; terpenes helps dissolve gallstones. Menthol ; peppermint oil applied on the upper chest during rest eases breathing during colds. Peppermint tea contains polyphenols with antiviral activity. Menthol cream/ ointment can be used in inflammatory conditions of the musculo-skeletal system.
Answered on Aug 6, 2018
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