Peppermint's Primary Constituent, Menthol, Improves Exercise Performance
Significant Findings: "Menthol improved overall exercise performance (Hedges’ g = 0.33, 95% CI −0.00, 0.65 P = 0.05), demonstrating greater effects when applied internally (Hedges’ g = 0.40, 95% CI 0.04, 0.76, P = 0.03)." Abstract: Objectives Menthol is an organic compound with non-thermal cooling properties that has been shown to relieve...
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Peppermint Improves Cognitive Function
Significant Findings: "Participants in the peppermint condition showed greater improvements, such as completing significantly more levels, more hits, more stars, and distance completed. Further, participants in the peppermint condition reported less mental demand, perceived effort, and anxiety." Abstract: Past research...
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