Wild mint can prevent blood sugar spikes after meals, reports study

Mentha arvensis, commonly known as wild mint or corn mint, is a perennial flowering plant that’s native to Europe, parts of North Asia and the Himalayas. Despite their minty, slightly bitter taste, wild mint leaves are often used in salads and cooked foods, as well as to make herbal tea. Meanwhile, the essential oil isolated from wild … Continue reading Wild mint can prevent blood sugar spikes after meals, reports study

Researchers evaluate the antidiabetic activity of Mentha arvensis (wild mint)

In this study, Indian researchers investigated the ability of Mentha arvensis (wild mint) to inhibit postprandial hyperglycemia. They reported their findings in an article published in the Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine. Interest in the use of alternative medicines to control diabetes, oxidative stress and related disorders has increased in recent years. One promising therapeutic approach is … Continue reading Researchers evaluate the antidiabetic activity of Mentha arvensis (wild mint)

Doctors go crazy after woman uses peppermint oil to remove a tick from her skin in viral Facebook video

If you go out in the woods today, you’re in for a big surprise. That line from a favorite children’s nursery rhyme is certainly true when it comes to ticks. Those creepy little critters carry some seriously nasty diseases, including Lyme disease, and they’re most active between April and September. In other words, if you’re going … Continue reading Doctors go crazy after woman uses peppermint oil to remove a tick from her skin in viral Facebook video

Peppermint Oil: The Best Natural Benefits & Uses

Source: Peppermint Oil: The Best Natural Benefits & Uses by Dr. Edward Group Soothing, cool, and refreshing, peppermint oil smells great and offers many health benefits. Peppermint can ease congestion, support oral health, repel pests, soothe headaches, and even relieve stress. Peppermint oil is a must in your essential oil collection — especially if you like to create … Continue reading Peppermint Oil: The Best Natural Benefits & Uses

A member of the mint family, the beefsteak plant has been shown to promote hair growth

For a lot of men, the worst fate that can befall them as they grow older is to be bald — and for some of them, it’s an inescapable part of reality. According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, at least half of men over the age of 50 are likely to experience some degree of balding. … Continue reading A member of the mint family, the beefsteak plant has been shown to promote hair growth

10 ways peppermint oil improves your health

Peppermint is a cross between water mint and spearmint. The herb has antimicrobial properties, and it has many medicinal uses. Various studies have confirmed the health benefits of peppermint and its essential oil. Peppermint oil, which is also used as a flavoring agent, contains minerals and nutrients like calcium, copper, folate, iron, magnesium, manganese, omega-3 fatty acids, potassium, and vitamins A … Continue reading 10 ways peppermint oil improves your health

The Benefits of Spearmint for Bad Breath

Source: The Benefits of Spearmint for Bad Breath by Dr. Edward Group The other day we fielded a question from a customer who had purchased OraMD and wondered which herb was the best for promoting fresh breath. The implication was that if, for example, eucalyptus is extremely effective but spearmint is only half as effective, why dilute the … Continue reading The Benefits of Spearmint for Bad Breath

The Health Benefits of Peppermint Oil

Source: The Health Benefits of Peppermint Oil by Dr. Edward Group Essential oils are an excellent way to concentrate the benefits of therapeutic herbs and essential oils for nearly all herbs are available. One of the most beneficial is peppermint oil, which is extracted by steam distillation from the peppermint, or mentha piperita, plant. The primary … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Peppermint Oil

Lung Cleansing With Peppermint Oil

Source: Lung Cleansing With Peppermint Oil by Dr. Edward Group  Peppermint oil is a versatile, aromatic oil, widely used for various ailments including indigestion, headache, and muscle aches. Found in gum, mints, mouthwash, and many other products, peppermint oil is a powerful cleanser derived from the plant native to Europe, and has been popular with herbalists for … Continue reading Lung Cleansing With Peppermint Oil