What are the side effects of peppermint?

Peppermint can cause some side effects including heartburn, and allergic reactions including flushing, headache, and mouth sores. Peppermint oil, when taken by mouth in pills with a special (enteric) coating to prevent contact with the stomach, is POSSIBLY SAFE for children 8 years of age and older.

Besides, what are the health benefits of peppermint?

21 Health Benefits of Peppermint
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Colonic Spasm and Gas.
  • Gastric Emptying Disorders.
  • Functional Dyspepsia (Upset Stomach and Indigestion)
  • Infantile Colic.
  • Breastfeeding-Associated Nipple Pain and Damage.
  • Tuberculosis.
  • Allergic Rhinitis (Hay Fever)

What is peppermint aromatherapy good for?

It is also effective against feeling anxious and restless. For stress relief, the combination of peppermint, lavender and geranium essential oils added to a warm bath help relieve stiffness while absorbed through the skin. Try aromatherapy by using a candle lamp diffuser with essential oils.

What are the health benefits of peppermint tea?

Peppermint tea is sometimes referred to as "the stomach healer" because it is known to soothe many stomach ailments, including stomach aches, stomach pains, stomach cramps, heartburn, gas/flatulence, indigestion and diarrhea, and to promote healthy digestion.
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