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Benefits of adding peppermint to your diet

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Peppermint has been used for many years as an herbal medicinal to help relieve stomach aches and pains such as irritable bowel syndrome, gastric disorders, and indigestion. Peppermint is a great herbal pain reliever and should be thought of before expensive over-the counter medications that may be harmful to your health.

When your feeling stressed out smelling peppermint essential oil might just blow the blues away. If you have a oil diffuser or burner place a few drops of peppermint oil in then light the candle and smell the stress leaving the body. This has also been know to help relieve headache pain.

Drinking a cup of hot peppermint tea also helps relax the body and ease’s stress related tension headaches.

According to an article on Health News website: The Power of Peppermint

states that:

'Studies have shown peppermint oil to be fairly effective at relieving irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a collection of symptoms that includes abdominal pain and cramping, bloating, constipation and diarrhea that affects 5 to 20 percent of the population.'

To see the many therapeutic uses and health benefits of using peppermint visit the above link.

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