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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

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Overall, 79% (487 Members) find Peppermint helpful

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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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  1. Discussion: Eating peppermint broke my crown again...dang it
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  2. Discussion: broke my crown tonight eating a peppermint...fuck
    Dentist smoothed crown for free said I dont need anything else unless I want to replace crown for $800 [More]
  3. Discussion: Eating peppermint broke my crown again...dang it
    Dentist smoothed crown for free said its up to me if I want it replaced for $800 [More]
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