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Health benefits of peppermint | The Indian Express

Health benefits of peppermint

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Peppermint offers digestive health benefits, soothing digestive issues, relieving indigestion, and reducing symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

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The menthol content in peppermint helps in respiratory health, providing relief from symptoms like congestion and cough.

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Peppermint oil is known for its calming and muscle relaxant properties, making it a potential remedy for headache relief, including migraines.

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The aroma of peppermint may contribute to stress reduction and improve mental clarity.

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Peppermint possesses antimicrobial properties that can aid in combating bacteria and fungi.

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Individuals with diabetes can safely consume peppermint, as it has negligible sugar content and may even benefit digestive health, indirectly influencing blood sugar levels.

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Peppermint tea is generally considered safe for pregnant women and can help alleviate nausea; however, moderation is advised to prevent potential heartburn issues.

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