Benefits of Peppermint
Plenty of peppermint candy canes are being used for decorations and treats, so we thought you’d like to pay homage with us by praising delicious peppermint for its many health benefits. Here are some interesting facts:
1: The aroma of peppermint has been shown to enhance memory and increase alertness.
2: Peppermint contains menthol, which may inhibit the growth of prostate cancer.
3: Peppermint leaves have been used historically to freshen breath and whiten teeth.
4: It contains rosmarinic acid, which may help to reduce inflammation-causing chemicals in people with asthma.
5: Peppermint helps relieve muscle spasms and pain. Try massaging a couple drops into a desired area and see if the stress-relieving benefits come to you!