8 Health Benefits of Peppermint

Peppermint is available all year round, but always manages to garner lots of attention during the winter months, adding a splash of cool minty flavor to tons of holiday dishes and sweets. While it's a festive scent and flavor, peppermint has actually been used medicinally for thousands of years. In addition to improving bad breath, peppermint can help to clear nasal passages and even soothe an upset stomach.

Check out the slideshow above to learn the health benefits of peppermint.