Spearmint has properties similar to peppermint, but is somewhat gentler. It is soothing to the stomach, and mildly diuretic, diaphoretic, vasodilating. Spearmint seems to help stimulate digestive enzymes to facilitate improved digestion of protein. Its milder action and taste make spearmint particularly suitable for children. Makes a great gentle calming tea for kids.
THS recommends that you consult with a qualified healthcare professional before using herbal products, particularly if you take other medications, or if you are nursing, pregnant, or expecting to become pregnant.
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