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THE BENEFITS OF PEPPERMINT TEA

There are several benefits to ingesting peppermint tea ; reasons may include increased fluidity of digestive system, helps increase circulatory system and enhances relaxation. Peppermint also known as Mentha × piperita was first described in 1753 by Carl Linnaeus from specimens that had been collected in England; he treated it as a species. Firstly there is much that we do not know; in what we do know there are many applications; we will discuss how peppermint freshens Breath. Several natural oils can fight against bad breath . Peppermint oil is one of the best natural oils for this purpose. Its strong minty taste neutralizes odours while its antiseptic properties kill germs and bacteria that cause tooth decay and plaque. Next, some cases shown peppermint Improves Energy Even just a whiff of peppermint oil can give you a boost of energy! According to a study in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, peppermint oil can improve users' exercise performance, respiratory function, blood pressure and heart rate. Third May Fight Bacterial Infections Peppermint oil possesses antibacterial activity. Peppermint oil and menthol have moderate antibacterial effects against both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria (Diaz et al., 1988). Peppermint is also found to possess antiviral and fungicidal activities (Chaumont and Senet, 1978). Lastly May Improve Your Sleep If you are an insomniac, peppermint tea is the perfect bet for you. For a restful and sound sleep, drink caffeine free peppermint tea that also acts as a muscle relaxant and helps you sleep peacefully.


Pascal Hyppolite PTA, CEO of Healthwealth.Fitness

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