What is Peppermint Tea?

Category: Supplements

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Peppermint tea is a drink that is either a mixture of tea and peppermint (Mentha piperita) or a tisane (infusion) of peppermint alone. This drink is said to have health benefits. It is sometimes called mint tea, a phrase that could also refer to tea.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Nausea 4 2
Upset stomach 4 1
Irritable bowel syndrome 2 0
Abdominal bloating 1 1
Anxious mood 1 1
Bad taste in mouth 1 0

Show all 12 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Peppermint Tea

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Peppermint Tea

Dosage Patients
1 cup(s) daily 1
1 cup(s) three times daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Peppermint Tea

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 2
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Peppermint Tea

Duration

Currently taking Peppermint Tea

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1

Stopped taking Peppermint Tea

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 1
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1 patient evaluation for Peppermint Tea

Jul 24, 2012 (Started Jul 18, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for diverticulitis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for vomiting)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for nausea)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 tsp. Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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