Peppermint Oil

Help for Gallstones

…C (2,000 mg), which was shown in a study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine to reduce risk of gallbladder disease. Enteric-coated peppermint oil (one 2-mL capsule 3 times a day) has been demonstrated to help dissolve gallstones. Lecithin or phosphatidylcholine (300 to several thousand…

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Health Benefits of Traditional Holiday Favorites: Did You Know?

…patients with IBS either peppermint oil or placebo capsules twice a day. After four weeks, three-quarters of the patients taking peppermint reported a greater than 50 percent improvement in symptoms, compared to just 38 percent of those in the placebo group. Peppermint oil can cause heartburn in…

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Natural Mosquito Repellents

…indoors during the evening hours, when mosquitoes are out in droves. * Use plant oils and extracts that act as natural mosquito repellents. These include citronella, cinnamon, rosemary, lemon eucalyptus, and peppermint. You can find these at most health food stores. You can also help to keep the…

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