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I have a minty sensation in my mouth, like after eating a peppermint.

I have a minty sensation in my mouth, like after eating a peppermint.

Altered taste: Sensation like this requires detailed history and physical examination to arrive to diagnosis. There are many possibilities, GERD, gingivitis, polyps, nervous system issues. Discuss it detail with a physician. ...Read more

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What's it mean when urine smells like peppermint?

What's it mean when urine smells like peppermint?

You need a urinalysi: Many things can cause an odor in the urine. If am urinalysis is normal, then there is nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Can peppermint tea help you if u have IC?

Can peppermint tea help you if u have IC?

IBD??: I'm not sure what "IC" means. Now, if you have inflammatory bowel diseases, Crohn's or ulcerative colitis, there has been some reports that strong peppermint can alleviate or moderate some symptoms, but it's not a cure. I hope this helps. If I'm missing the boat here, I apologize. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the beneficial effects of peppermint oil?

What are the beneficial effects of peppermint oil?

Relax smooth muscle: Helps with cramps, passing gas. Can increase heartburn (even if enteric coated, but less so), by relaxing lower esophageal sphincter. ...Read more

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My scalp has been feeling strange, like the feeling of peppermint cooling-off. Is it because I've been washing it too much or using bad products? Help

My scalp has been feeling strange, like the feeling of peppermint cooling-off. Is it because I've been washing it too much or using bad products? Help

Change in products?: Did you change shampoos, conditioners or other hair care products? Have you recently permed or put extensions in your hair? These are all questions to raise with your doctor. Your doctor can also check your hair and scalp for any other problems. ...Read more

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Does peppermint work for gut?

Does peppermint work for gut?

For certain problems: Peppermint has many benefits: it reduces gas, bloating & nausea & helps abdominal & menstrual cramps. Enteric-coated peppermint oil capsules are proven effective for relieving spasms in irritable bowel syndrome. However, peppermint can aggravate reflux/heartburn so may not be appropriate if you have that (though enteric coating may prevent that effect). See www.Herbwisdom. Com/herb-peppermint. Html. ...Read more

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Discuss these types of therapeutic baths. Oatmeal, lavendar, peppermint?

Discuss these types of therapeutic baths. Oatmeal, lavendar, peppermint?

THERAPEUTIC BATH: Oatmeal bath are used for itchy, dry skin lesions. Lavander for relaxing bath and peppermint is for comfort of those achy muscles. ...Read more

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Is peppermint tea good for you?

Is peppermint tea good for you?

Check out these: Links. Yes, it's safe and good for u. Take care! http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-705-peppermint.aspx?activeingredientid=705;activeingredientname=peppermint. http://www.fitday.com/fitness-articles/nutrition/healthy-eating/why-you-should-be-drinking-peppermint-herb-tea-before-bed.html. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how peppermint help spots?

Please clarify what: You mean by 'spots' and re-ask question. ...Read more

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Could peppermint candy make me gain weight?

Could peppermint candy make me gain weight?

If you eat enough: Of anything, it can cause weight gain if calories consumed exceed calories burned. ...Read more

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Will chewing peppermint leaves improve one's breath?

Will chewing peppermint leaves improve one's breath?

Peppermint leaves: Peppermint leaves will not cure gum disease, cavities, or acid reflux. The peppermint will mask the halitosis, but not cure it. Determine the cause of your problem, treat it, and be rid of it. Seek a consultation with a local dentist to start. ...Read more

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I drank a small amount of peppermint extract, is that bad?

I drank a small amount of peppermint extract, is that bad?

No though may cause: Peppermint is used as a medicinal herb. It is a natural antimicrobial and is used to reduce cramps and spasms in irritable bowel syndrome. In some people too much peppermint may cause temporary gastroesophogeal reflux (leading to a case of heartburn), so that is the worst that might happen. ...Read more

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Could I be allegric to chocolate and peppermint? How can I find out for sure?

Could I be allegric to chocolate and peppermint?  How can I find out for sure?

Allergy test: You should make an appointment to have an allergy test done. This is the best way to determine what you are specifically allergic to. ...Read more

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What's peppermint oil used for?

What's peppermint oil used for?

Several uses: Peppermint oil has multiple uses. A very popular one is for irritable bowel syndrome (ibs). http://tinyurl.com/kjesndd it can also help with indigestion. Peppermint oil can be used topically to help abdominal distension, antispasmodic in UGI endoscopy, headaches including migraine, and postherpetic neuralgia. A dilution is used in these latter situations. ...Read more

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Does peppermint help lower cholesterol?

Peppermint: There are claims in the commercial literature that peppermint lowers cholesterol, I can't find any good scientific studies of the same. I wouldn't count on lowering my cholesterol with peppermint ...Read more

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Does drinking peppermint tea benefit you?

Does drinking peppermint tea benefit you?

Peppermint tea: Peppermint has been used effectively for a variety of digestive issues (flatus, nausea, vomiting, cramps, loose bowel movements, heartburn, indigestion & irritable bowel syndrome). ...Read more

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Where could I find peppermint oil capsules?

Where could I find peppermint oil capsules?

Health food, online: Like most herbal supplements, peppermint oil capsules should be widely available at health food stores. If you can not find them at a local store they are widely available online from iherb. Com, swanson vitamins, amazon. Com etc. ...Read more

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Ok to give peppermint tea to child with abd pain?

Ok to give peppermint tea to child with abd pain?

Depends: I would not give it to a child under 6 months of age. If they are older than that, it should be ok if only a small amount is given. ...Read more

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What are reasons why someone takes peppermint oil capsules?

What are reasons why someone takes peppermint oil capsules?

Several uses: Peppermint oil has multiple uses. A very popular one is for irritable bowel syndrome (ibs). http://tinyurl.com/kjesndd it can also help with indigestion. Peppermint oil can be used topically to help abdominal distension, antispasmodic in UGI endoscopy, headaches including migraine, and postherpetic neuralgia. A dilution is used in these latter situations. ...Read more

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I was wondering is drinking a lot of peppermint tea bad for you?

I was wondering is drinking a lot of peppermint tea bad for you?

Moderation.: TOO MUCH Peppermint tea can lead to GI and renal problems. See: http://www.healthline.com/health/peppermint-health-potential#3 ...Read more