Peppermint - Eases digestive disorders. Peppermint can relieve digestive symptoms such as gas, bloating. Peppermint has antibacterial, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties. Because of this, peppermint tea can fight sinus blockages due to infections, colds, and allergies.
May fight bacterial infections. In one study, peppermint oil was found to kill and prevent the growth of common foodborne bacteria, including E. coli, Listeria, and Salmonella. Peppermint oil also kills several types of bacteria that cause disease in humans, including staph. Promotes weight loss.