Spearmint is an herb too!

One of my favorite tea herbs is spearmint! Why? Because I love the smell and flavor it adds to my mornings, besides the fact that spearmint is loaded with vitamins, antioxidants and other vital nutrients. Similar to peppermint, spearmint contains less menthol, but is very rich in limonene, dihydrocarvone and cineol. Ingesting spearmint via tea or herbal form helps alleviate symptoms of nausea, indigestion, gas, headache, cramps, and sore throat. Applying spearmint topically can help reduce swelling due to nerve or muscle pain and treat toothaches Spearmint exhibits excellent antioxidant activity as well as antifungal properties. Spearmint can also treat hirsutism (abnormal hair growth) according to the journal Phytotherapy Research, Drinking two cups of spearmint tea a day for five days reduces levels of androgen in women with hirsutism. Spearmint can be found in health food products such as toothpastes, mouthwashes, and cosmetics where it not only adds aroma and flavor but helps keep products fresher, longer.

Too much androgen? Spearmint can help!

Too much androgen? Spearmint can help!

About Craig Stellpflug NDC

Craig Stellpflug is a NeuroDevelopment Consultant and a Certified Nutritional Consultant. Craig is a cancer nutritionist and child brain disorder specialist at Healing Pathways Medical Clinic in Scottsdale Arizona.
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