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Doctor insights on: What Are The Benefits Of Eating Whole Mint Leaves

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What are the benefits of drinking mint tea?

What are the benefits of drinking mint tea?

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

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What is benefit of mint for stomach?

What is benefit of mint for stomach?

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 help.

Not sure if this answers exactly what you were looking for. ...Read more

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What negative health effects of smoking mint leaves are there?

What negative health effects of smoking mint leaves are there?

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

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What can I do with basil, mint and verbena leaves?

What can I do with basil, mint and verbena leaves?

Food flavoring: Basil, mint, and other spices add flavor to food as well as life; enjoy them! ...Read more

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How do peppermint and other mint/green teas benefit your digestive system?

How do peppermint and other mint/green teas benefit your digestive system?

Not much: They are known as "carminatives" and they help you to burp-----little else. ...Read more

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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

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

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I have been drinking water infused with cucumber, lemon, lime, mint and ginger are there any benefits to this?

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

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What can I do with basil, mint and lavender leaves, to make something for my cold and stuffy nose?

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

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Is eating mint harmful. Used as a mouth fresher..

Mint's okay to eat: Eating mint is not harmful. In fact it can calm digestion in some people. ...Read more

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Does eating mint toffees (Mentos) Affect cholesterol patients?

No: Life's difficult enough without people trying to manage their own and each others' diets in such a miniscule way. Ignore all the 'pop' health advice you read online. It's good that you care, but this kind of stuff just isn't worth troubling folks over. ...Read more

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I am eating 10 pellets of "wriggleys extra mint" chewing gum everyday. Could that be causing my stomach problems?

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

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Are mints good for you?

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

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What is Ginger mint good for?

What is Ginger mint good for?

Digestion and...: 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

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Is it true that smelling foods like mint curbs your appetite?

Is it true that smelling foods like mint curbs your appetite?

Probably not: You can try it. Folks make stuff like this up. Your best bet on getting your appetite in line with what you need to be eating is to get back into good aerobic shape by exercising. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a person to be allergic to mint?

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

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I Have a minty tast in my mouth an I haven't had a mint. Its minty an cool?

See your doctor: Dysgeusia is a change in your sense of taste due to a variety of causes; from anxiety to dental problems, medications and treatments or simple seasonal flu. See your doctor for consultation and tests. ...Read more

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Why is putting mint in your water good for you?

Myths: Not sure where you heard this. But, there are no health consequences or benefits to this practice. ...Read more

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Would it be fine to smoke things using a mint leaf to roll it?

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

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Why Everytime I chew mint gum & eat after it makes my food taste Wierd & diffrent?

Why Everytime I chew mint gum & eat after it makes my food taste Wierd & diffrent?

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

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Sir Then me pass urine after a few mints some drops of urine passed that I did, t controle?

Sir Then me pass urine after a few mints some drops of urine passed that I did, t controle?

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

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This may seem odd but my burps taste like mints and I have had no mints?? What could be causing this?

Reflux?: I would ask is this a routine problem or once in awhile? Sounds like some reflux. Have your tried TUMS (calcium carbonate) or other OTC meds? ...Read more

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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?

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?

Take Zantac (ranitidine): The acid in u'r stomach has gone up too much. Stop the coffee and other caffeine products, spicy food, tomato's-ketchup/salsa, citrus, vinegar, chocolate. Zantac=Ranitidine in morning and evening will help. TUMS (calcium carbonate) in between will help ...Read more

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Is there any gum or fresh mint without aspartamine?

Xylitol: 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.
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Could head and shoulders mint cause blindness?

Could head and shoulders mint cause blindness?

No: These products have all been tested for eye issues since they are used near the eye and the companies that make them are risk aversive. If you get this in your eye, you will have some degree of irritation at worst, but no vision loss. ...Read more

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Which toothpaste has no mint or cinnamon flavor in it?

Which toothpaste has no mint or cinnamon flavor in it?

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

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How safe are diy detoxifications? Lemon, cucumber, and mint, etc?

Safe: But unnecessary. There is no buildup of toxins that is cured with a special diet. Kidney and liver don't get behind in their duties. ...Read more

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Why is my poop a mint green color and slimy?

Why is my poop a mint green color and slimy?

Well: Generally this can be several things if it's just for a few days it's often the food intolerance something you ate or viral gastroenteritis. If it last longer or has associated pain or fever or bleeding see a doctor primary care doctor for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Are there any products to whiten teeth that are not mint? Which one?

Are there any products to whiten teeth that are not mint? Which one?

Sure: Many companies make tooth whitening gels that are other than mint flavored. ...Read more

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Is spear mint tea safe for a 10 month baby?

Is spear mint tea safe for a 10 month baby?

Likely...: I have peppermint and chamomile tea for upset tummies in a bottle or cup. I do not have experience with spearmint per se. Steep then water down with cool liquid to prevent injury. No honey! ...Read more

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How long cab scope original mint mouthwash work?

How long cab scope original mint mouthwash work?

Unknown: The cleaner your mouth, the longer it will last. Brush and floss first the use the mouth wash to get the longest effect. ...Read more

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Is it possible to buy an orthodontal mint wax from a drug store?

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

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Can mint/peppermint cause flaccid male sex organ? Thanks for replying.

Unlikely: Although there is a study that shows mint teas reduced androgens and free testosterone in women, there are no studies that I can find that link mint to impotence. ...Read more

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A1c was 5.6 3 mints ago now 5.9 my doctors nurse said it was great what does this mean?

A1c was 5.6 3 mints ago now 5.9 my doctors nurse said it was great what does this mean?

Not great: An A1c level of 5.9 indicates pre-diabetes state and you are at a high risk for developing diabetes.
Visit this site for more info: http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/tests-procedures/a1c-test/details/results/rsc-20167939 ...Read more