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Is peppermint tea a good home treatment for nausea?

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Peppermint tea and peppermint oil can be used to relieve nausea, according to Everyday Health. Peppermint tea is listed among remedies that relieve morning sickness by the American Pregnancy Association.

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Is peppermint tea a good home treatment for nausea?
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Peppermint tea is second next to ginger when used as a home remedy for nausea, notes Best Health magazine. It is available in tea bags or in loose leaf form. Peppermint tea works by calming the lining of the stomach and increasing the flow of bile, allowing food to pass through the stomach more quickly, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center. Peppermint tea is not recommended for people with gastrointestinal reflux disease.

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