Spearmint tea - A possible treatment for mild hirsutism

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Feb 20 2007 - 10:19am

Spearmint tea benefits

Women with hirsutism grow hair on their faces, breasts and stomachs. This can cause great distress. The hair grows because they have abnormally high levels of the 'masculinising' androgen hormones. Androgens travel around the body in the blood stream, and a key way of treating hirsutism is to reduce the level of these androgens.

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Data just published in Phytotherapy Research shows that drinking two cups of spearmint tea a day for five days could reduce the level of androgens in women with hirsutism.

"Current therapies use either oral contraceptives to suppress androgen production, or medications such as spironolactone that prevent the body responding to androgen

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Comments

I THINK THIS A GREAT STUDY THATS WORTHY OF RESEARCHING! AS A HIRSUTISM SUFFERER MYSELF, I WOULD LOVE TO HAVE A NATURAL REMEDY.