Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Spearmint May Reduce Androgens in PCOS


 When the hormonal levels upset you furth...er with weight gain and hirsutism, many experts recommend adding spearmint to your daily diet. Spearmint tea is a popular beverage in many parts of the world. It is given this medicinal herb identity in PCOS treatment.

Mint is a herb which has many health benefits. In women with hormonal imbalance spearmint may help to reduce male sex hormones, acne and insulin resistance if taken along with diet control and exercise. However, it is necessary to note that this will be an undesirable effect in males if they take spearmint tea regularly.

How to Brew it

Add in a teaspoon or two of dried leaves to your regular black or green tea.

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