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What Are The Benefits Of Eating Whole Mint Leaves
Many benefits: Peppermint tea has many benefits:it reduces gas, bloating & nausea & helps abdominal & menstrual cramps. It can help headaches, relieve lung & sinus congestion & help asthma.It's antimicrobial & good for dental health (thus used in toothpaste). It stimulates the mind yet also has a calming effect. The main precaution is that it can aggravate reflux/heartburn. www. Herbwisdom. Com/herb-peppermint. Html. ...Read more
Possibly irritant: Anytime you are inhaling some form of smoke into your airway it has potential to be a respiratory irritant. Why chance it? ...Read more
Food flavoring: Basil, mint, and other spices add flavor to food as well as life; enjoy them! ...Read more
Can mint oil or just simply mint can help to regrow your hair? Or does it have any benefits at all?
Myths: Nope. Not in any way.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not much: They are known as "carminatives" and they help you to burp-----little else. ...Read more
What are the pros and cons of me smoking mint leaves temporarily and occasionally while being nasal and having phlem build up? The short and long term
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 like bronchitis, nasal congestion, itching, rheumatism, toothaches and wasp stings. However, the user may experience nausea, heart burns, headaches and muscle tremors. ...Read more
I have been drinking water infused with cucumber, lemon, lime, mint and ginger are there any benefits to this?
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. ...Read more
What can I do with basil, mint and lavender leaves, to make something for my cold and stuffy nose?
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, then place your face near (not directly over the hot water) with a towel over your shoulders...Essentially you're giving yourself a steam...You can use lavender this way as well. ...Read more
Sure: There are no restrictions on mint leaves. ...Read more
Does a lemon mint cucumber detox drink only drinking it once a month and not eating really make you healthier and have a faster metabolism?
No, of course not: That adds some flavoring to the water, but has similar effects to just drinking plain water. ...Read more
I am eating 10 pellets of "wriggleys extra mint" chewing gum everyday. Could that be causing my stomach problems?
I don't know what a: Pellet is. If you are chewing it - that isn't likely to cause your GI problem unless you are sensitive to one of the ingredients. There are very rare cases of bezores due to ingesting mass quantities of gum. ...Read more
Neutral: Mints can make your breath improved. The usually do add calories to your diet although this is small. If you use them regularly your should brush your teeth regularly but this is true whether you use mints or not. Handing them out is a good way to make friends and that is good for your psychological well being. ...Read more
Like other types of mint Ginger mint is often used for digestive disorders and also as an antiseptic, for fevers and headaches. See http://www. Herbalpedia. Com/mint, %20Ginger. Pdf
for more on Ginger mint and http://articles. Mercola. Com/sites/articles/archive/2013/10/14/peppermint-health-benefits. Aspx for information about the uses of mint in general. ...Read more
Allergy to mint: Yes you can be allergic to mint. You can be allergic to anything that has molecules big enough to bind to the reactive site on an antigen-presenting cell and capable of stimulating antibody production. Just sneezing when you eat peppermints is not a definite sign of allergy, though. Just as hot sauce opens your nasal passages, peppermint stimulates the nose chemically. ...Read more
No: Mint may cover up the harsh smell of whatever it is you are smoking but it is never a good idea to smoke at all. The mint will not protect you from the harm being done by smoking. If you cannot tolerate the smoke unless it is mint flavored, then this is a good time to consider quitting. ...Read more
Normal: The flavoring of the gum coats your taste buds and has to be overcome by the food you are eating. So you will have a strange taste for awhile. ...Read more
Here are some. ..: From what described, though not quite clear, I guessed you've experienced few annoying drops of urine dripping out of your penis after zipping in. This phenomenon is called postvoid dribbling, which commonly happens to the elderly men but to few young too. To help such, you need to milk your urethra by wiping and pressing your urethra from way behind the sac toward penile tip for 2-4 x until dry. ...Read more
This may seem odd but my burps taste like mints and I have had no mints?? What could be causing this?
Hello, from two or three days my food is not digesting correctly I use mint coffe after food plz suggest some medicine or give me household advise?
Use gum or mints made with xylitol. Xylitol is a natural sugar so it tastes good and is safe for diabetics, however the decay causing bacteria in you mouth can't digest it so they are killed off and your mouth is healthier. Look in the health food section of your supermarket or in your local health food stores.
Keep it away from your dog. ...Read more
Tom's of Maine: I believe that Tom's of Maine has (or had) a toothpaste that fits the description you are looking for... ...Read more
Sure: Many companies make tooth whitening gels that are other than mint flavored. ...Read more
Do not worry!: Eating once, do not worry! Do no eat again! ...Read more
Ask your Ortho: You really should need very little and not on a regular basis. The most difficult period is the beginning as your mouth gets used to the new brackets and wires. I'm sure your orthodontist can supply you with some. If something continues to bother you or acts up in the future, it might require a slight adjustment. This is not unusual. ...Read more