Mints Help to Relieve Nausea Systems
No doubt about it, nausea is one of the most unpleasant sensations on the planet. There are few things worse than feeling queasy to the point where you have to vomit. A lot of remedies have been suggested over the years to combat nausea, including over-the-counter drugs and alternative medicines. The most well-known of the herbal cures is likely ginger; however, here’s another one that hasn’t gotten as much press—mint essential oil.
A team of researchers from Iran tested both spearmint and peppermint essential oils in cancer patients, all of whom were suffering from nausea and vomiting as a result of their chemotherapy. The research team divided the patients into three groups: group one received spearmint essential oil treatment, group two received peppermint essential oil treatment, and group three acted as a control by continuing with their usual treatment for nausea.
The researchers had everyone record the number of times they vomited and the severity of their nausea throughout a 20-hour period when they underwent chemo treatments. Read More