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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% (464 Members) find Peppermint helpful

Peppermint Reviews

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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
Works to help the day after contractions.
Helps ease the spasms, and a bit of the pain. Also, I like the tea :)
Great for stomach pain as well as fennel tea
Peppermint tea (Lipton) is brilliant stuff.
It really helps after eating a big meal.
Soothing as a tea, but too harsh if I drink it too often, best for nausea
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  1. Discussion: Dealing with nausea
    I use to use peppermint candies [More]
  2. Discussion: Dying!
    Peppermint or ginger tea for sure. Feel better soon! [More]
  3. Discussion: Experiences with using peppermint oil or Bengay?
    I think you misunderstood, I didnt mean those as a treatment for the wounds themselves I meant them as an alternative, like if you got the urge to ... [More]
  4. Discussion: Experiences with using peppermint oil or Bengay?
    I heard that sometimes rubbing peppermint oil or bengay can help people who self-harm....So i order some of both on Amazon. But what are you experi... [More]
  5. Discussion: Today...OT :)
    Peppermint Patty? Never heard of her. [More]