How does Spearmint work?
The oil in spearmint is thought to calm the stomach.
Are there safety concerns?
Spearmint seems to be safe when taken by mouth or applied to the skin.
Do not use spearmint if:
- You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Dosing considerations for Spearmint.
The appropriate dose of spearmint depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for spearmint. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.
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