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Peppermint as an aid to exercise performance | Journal of Int. Society of Sports Nutrition

Conclusions of a study into peppermint effects for athletes

The results of the experiment support the effectiveness of peppermint essential oil on the exercise performance, gas analysis, spirometry parameters, blood pressure, and respiratory rate in the young male students. Relaxation of bronchial smooth muscles, increase in the ventilation and brain oxygen concentration, and decrease in the blood lactate level are the most plausible explanations.

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