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Peppermint (Mentha piperita) is a hybrid mint, a cross between watermint (Mentha aquatica) and spearmint (Mentha spicata). Peppermint, like many spices and herbs, is believed to have medicinal properties when consumed. It is said that it helps against upset stomachs, inhibits the growth of certain bacteria, and can hel... more at Wikipedia

Treatment Success Rate

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Condition Members Success
Irritable Bowel Syndrom...
474
79%
Migraine Headaches
2
50%
Chronic Pain
2
50%
GERD & Heartburn
2
100%
Back Pain
1
100%
Overall, 79% (488 Members) find Peppermint helpful
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Peppermint Reviews

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WONDERFUL in tea form. soothed my cramping every time, and peppermint is my favorite mint flavor so I just reach for it whenever I have problems, or even if I don't.
Natural pain-killer. Helps if it's strong. Soothing too.
I notice that this not only helps my heartburn, but it seems to help my IBS a bit. I now am a peppermint gum chewing nut.
Soothes the nausea.
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i have taken peppermint pills and did not like them, i found they gave burned my stomach an throat, i do however drink peppermint tea and I find it is a good way to soothe my stomach
It works when I'm sick to my stomach to suck on a wintogreen mint.
use during an episode. helps.
drinking my first cup of tes right now lol.
this works best for me i drink peppermint tea i takes away some of the cramps an bloting
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    peppermint isn't good for acid reflux?? ---gosh, i'm going to have to figure that out as when i lay down at night i use the candies to keep my mouth ... [More]
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    Peppermint is not good for people who suffer acid reflux... [More]
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    i agree jimgreg. i suck on honey/lemon menthol lozenges or else peppermint candies all the time. they do seem to help my breathing and the dry mout... [More]
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    candy or anything with peppermint will help you breath better..I know it works for me [More]