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.
'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.'
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