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In some cases, it is said to ease stomach and digestive problems.
The oil within the peppermint helps to stimulate the flow of bile to the stomach and relieve gas pains, calm heartburn, and settle an upset stomach and nausea.
On the other hand, studies have also indicated that drinking peppermint, spearmint or other strongly spiced teas actually causes the lower esophageal sphincter to relax even more, resulting in additional acid reflux.
The lower esophageal sphincter is a one-way valve that separates the esophagus from the stomach and allows food and liquid to enter the stomach.
When this sphincter doesn’t close properly or is relaxed enough, food, liquid and acid can reflux back up into the esophagus causing heartburn.
Since the reports are conflicting on how effective peppermint tea may be in aiding heartburn relief, you may just wish to try it for yourself and see which group you fall into.
Aloe Vera Juice.
Although this is not a tea, I’ve included it in this article as Aloe Vera can be taken in liquid form.
The liquid is made from the gel found within the Aloe Vera leaves and works to help soothe the digestive system plus protect against ulcers.
In topical form, it is great to use on minor burns, sunburn, cuts, and scalds.
Many plants and herbs can be made into herbal teas that have a variety of beneficial properties.
These remedies should give you a starting point on some of the more favorable beverages that help with heartburn and other digestive orders.
Many teas can aggravate the healing of peptic ulcers.
Chamomile, however, seems to have a soothing effect.
It contains a high flavonoid called Apigenin which helps to inhibit the growth of Helicobacter Pylori, the organism responsible for causing peptic ulcers.
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