Doctors say reducing cardiovascular risk factors such as high blood pressure and high cholesterol will not only be good for your heart, but will improve blow flow to the brain and help cognitive function.
Several studies have found that peppermint oil can relieve irritable bowel syndrome, stomach pain, bloating, constipation, diarrhea, even gall bladder disease.
Our bodies are amazingly efficient! They process the food we eat, and delivers important nutrients to all the body's cells. It takes energy just to stay alive and perform basic functions like breathing, keeping your heart beating and maintaining your body's tissues. How it does that is in a great part defined by your metabolism, a complex network of hormones and enzymes that converts food into fuel. Your metabolic rate defines how efficiently your body can create and use that fuel ... how quickly we gain weight and how easily we can lose it!