Peppermint is one of the most underrated, yet wonderfully healing plant-based items! This aromatic plant originally from Europe is “created from the blending of watermint and spearmint” and is now cultivated across the globe. Peppermint has a variety of uses ranging from flavoring foods to providing a minty and fresh fragrance in “cosmetics, soaps, toothpastes, [and] mouthwashes.” While we all recognize that powerful flavor and smell, peppermint is far more than an aromatic! This herb has widely recognized medicinal properties, especially when it comes to treating indigestion and irritable bowel syndrome, as well as “nausea, skin conditions, headaches,” and peppermint products are a great decongestant for allergies and the cold.
Yet, one condition which peppermint has a dominating effect on is relieving gas. In fact, multiple studies have shown that peppermint acts as a digestive aid, relieving both gas and bloating.
Wanna get your hands on some? Try a few of these peppermint products!
NOW has been one of the most trusted brands for vegan supplements and now you can start looking to them for essential oils! This NOW Peppermint Essential Oil is naturally derived, steam-distilled, vegan, cruelty-free, and has been subject to in-house purity testing verifying safety and quality. Boasting a 100 percent pure and undiluted oil, NOW guarantees their product is free of synthetic ingredients, and toxins. This oil has been sourced from the entirety of the plant including the “fruits, seeds, flowers, bark, stems, roots [and] leaves.” This oil can be used in a diffuser and is excellent for purifying the air, increasing mood, decreasing negative energy, and calming. A 1-ounce bottle costs $7.20.
Customer Review says “I’m so happy with my purchase of NOW Peppermint Oil. I’ve been adding peppermint oil to my shampoo for YEARS… not only does it stimulate hair growth, it reacts with the steam in the shower to clear up clogged sinuses and invigorate the lungs. Really helps me wake up in the morning!! Anyway, I buy peppermint oil A LOT and never really noticed the difference between brands (I just always got what was cheapest)… This time I happened to buy it from NOW Foods and I can guarantee you I’m never switching again. It’s affordable, it was shipped promptly, and the scent is rich and wonderful, not thin and astringent like some other brands I’ve tried. Five stars for the peppermint oil… I’ll be ordering some other scents next!!”
These Deva Nutrition Vegan Peppermint Oil Delayed Release Capsules are specifically designed for those practicing a vegan lifestyle. These delayed release capsules are created with organic orange — get your vitamin C — and coconut oils — a dose of healthy fat — for maximum health benefits! Plus, the delayed release effect helps reduce unwanted aftertastes. Peppermint capsules are excellent for those suffering from bloating and gas. This product has been registered with the Vegan Society and contains zero gelatins and other animal ingredients. A 90-count bottle costs $14.39.
Julwes says “So I am a vegetarian and was bummed to find out the mint capsules I had been using sold some with gelatin. Thank goodness for this one, it rocks!!! I have already been using other Deva products and have loved them and this one did not disappoint. I have a rather sensitive stomach and this has not caused me any problems. Haha and I like personally the mint breath that comes back, I don’t have to chew on any mints when I take these! :D For me and for my husband we have found these well worth the price.”
This Zongle USDA Certified Organic Peppermint Oil is naturally and ethically produced “using methods that integrate cultural, biological, and mechanical practices that foster [the] cycling of resources, promote ecological balance, and conserve biodiversity.” This oil is free of GMO’s, preservatives, artificial ingredients, fillers, bases, carriers, additives, parabens, and pesticides. On top of that, Zongle promises their product to be vegan-friendly, cruelty-free, and gluten-free! This peppermint oil also happens to be pure therapeutic grade certified and 100 percent naturally steam distilled. Great for a variety of uses, especially to promote digestive health and healthy respiratory function. A 1-ounce bottle costs $13.95.
Agent Digital 99 says “I can’t say enough about this product. I was prescribed antacids that did nothing for me. One drop of this peppermint oil extract in 4 oz of water and my symptoms are gone! I also feel energized. A friend recommended peppermint oil to be for heartburn and I found Zongle’s organic peppermint oil because I prefer organic products. This is the one for heartburn!”
This 100% CERTIFIED Organic Peppermint Loose Leaf Tea is a great way to infuse your body with gas-reducing peppermint! This peppermint tea is 100 percent certified organic and, as it’s whole leaf, has retained the peppermint essential oils that are generally lost in crushed tea varieties. Along with being a natural digestive aid, peppermint is a great source of caffeine-free energy! A 16-ounce bag costs $14.99.
Cabokalz says “After my heart attack and having a stent applied into my LAD artery and sent home after 1 nights stay in the hospital. Of course my friends had come over to visit and as my cartiology nurse words it, “their bigger fish stories” had basically put me in panic mode, sending me to the emergency room once more. My family doctor had prescribed Valium to calm my panic attacks. In the mean time my nurse had recommended Camomile tea. To make a long story short, I haven’t used any Valium as the camomile tea seems to have such a calming effect with me that I haven’t had to take any Valium to this point. I would like to thank U.S. Wellness Naturals for being and having very well priced, affordable product.”
If you’ve bought vegan supplements before, then it’s very likely you’ve tried Nature’s Way. This is one of the most trusted supplement brands on the market, providing a vegan and pure product. These Nature’s Way Premium Herbal Peppermint Leaf Capsules provide a clean and powerful dose of peppermint that can help soothe occasional digestive discomfort. Along with being vegan-friendly, these supplements are also gluten-free, GMO-free, and contains zero artificial colorings, flavoring, dairy, corn, salt, sugar, wheat, or yeast. A 100-capsule bottle costs $4.39.
Liz Peterson says “These peppermint pills are very gentle. If you can’t handle Heather’s Peppermint pills or IBSGard because you get burps and other side effects, this would probably be good to try.”
Talk about great, all-natural, high-quality brands! While you may pay just a smidgen more for Yogi tea, you’re getting way more bang for your buck. This Yogi Tea Purely Peppermint is a wonderful blend of organic peppermint leaf and is vegan-friendly, kosher, gluten-free, certified USDA organic, and non-GMO project verified. Plus, this blend has zero artificial flavors, sweeteners, and is naturally caffeine-free! Yogi promises this tea to act as a natural soothing agent that will help support digestion. A 96-bag box costs $23.88.
Chicago Lady says “I discovered this in a health food store and it works so well that I’ve just stocked up on Amazon. I have severe IBS and lots of gas, despite taking three different probiotics and following a low-FODMAP diet. After one day using this product, the gas is gone. I drink it several times a day, using two teabags for each cup.”
This Newmans Own Organic Peppermint Herbal Tea has lots to be excited about! This tea is organic, vegan-friendly, dairy-free, and kosher. Newmans blends their teas to provide a product that “balances the flavors of the tea with the flavors of the additional ingredients.” The end result is a subtle, tasty, and enjoyable cup of peppermint tea! A 20-count box costs $5.99.
Made specifically to aid digestion and soothe the tummy, these Natural Peppermint Tummydrops were formulated by a board-certified gastroenterologist. Tummydrops promises the highest quality of ingredients and tests each batch via a third party. Along with upset stomach, these drops can also be used to treat morning sickness, nausea, bloating, motion sickness, and other digestive complaints. These “drops” are filled with a blend of peppermint oils all of which are gluten-free, kosher, and non-GMO project certified. A 33-lozenge bag costs $10.99.
Kelly says “I love these! I am a cancer patient now taking an oral chemo. I have been battling for two years and just discovered these. I am on 3rd bag. I love them so much I shared the info with my ovarian cancer group. When I feel nauseated I just pop one in my mouth and it helps so much. I kept buying all these ginger candies and mints and they didn’t work. These peppermint ones are the ticket!!!! I keep a bunch with me at all times.”
Oh, Gaia! I can’t have a list of herbs without mentioning this wonderful brand. Gaia Herbs Peppermint Leaf Liquid Supplement is a specially designed vegan-liquid to help support healthy digestion and aid in the occasional bouts of gas and bloating. Using only the best ingredients, this liquid supplement is certified organic, non-GMO, and free of gluten, soy, dairy, meat, peanuts, sesame, shellfish, yeast, or eggs. A great product for a digestive boost! A double pack of 1-ounce bottles costs $23.98.
Eme Y. Omo says “I don’t always like waiting for tea to steep so after boiling water I add this to the hot water, and voila! Instant tea!”
Not into the liquid version? How about this Gaia Herbs Gas & Bloating Vegan Supplement? This supplement combines herbs and essential oils that aim to reduce bloating, gas, and balance the digestive system. Along with peppermint, this blend contains charcoal and fennel which are known to naturally absorb and eliminate gas. Plus, this product is vegan-friendly, GMO-free, gluten-free, and contains zero soy, dairy, meat, peanuts, sesame, shellfish, yeast, or eggs. A 50-count bottle costs $17.90.
Tiffany T. says “This is such a game changer for my mom. I bought it for her so that she can discontinue the meds the doc gives her for acid reflux, which deteriorates your bones. She no longer needs to use those meds. We found out the strong dosage they gave her actually caused her arthritis. These natural tablets saved her body from further damage. We wish we found the years ago.”
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