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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% (488 Members) find Peppermint helpful

Peppermint Reviews

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My "Go-To" drink of choice, hot with honey.
Doesn't work for me.
Settles my stomach.
I drink peppermint tea occasionally, and it seems to help.
just feels good
Definitely calmed the gut.
nice, but can't tell if it helps
Any type of strong mint being eaten helps calm it down.
Did not work
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  1. Discussion: peppermint
    Sugar-free Ricola drops help my dry mouth as I fall asleep [More]
  2. Discussion: peppermint
    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]
  3. Discussion: peppermint
    Peppermint is not good for people who suffer acid reflux... [More]
  4. Discussion: peppermint
    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]
  5. Discussion: peppermint
    candy or anything with peppermint will help you breath better..I know it works for me [More]