Peppermint contains aromatic compounds that increase the production of digestive fluids, relieve muscle spasms, increase blood circulation, reduce pains, promote sweating and are antiseptic. It also contains astringent compounds which shrink inflamed tissues. Peppermint has been used to treat indigestion, flatulence, mouth sores, loss of appetite, muscle cramps, nausea, morning sickness and dysmenorrhea. Peppermint also makes other herbs or supplements taken at the same time more effective. It is a great tea, especially for pregnancy and tooth remineralization as it contains calcium, magnesium and phosphorus.