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Mapping Spearmint with Corey Schuler #229

BY: Andrea Nakayama

DATE: 2021-06-02

Spearmint is an herb that has historical roots going back hundreds of years and can be found in early scribes. While we tend to think of spearmint as a flavoring for ice cream or gum, spearmint has some amazing qualities, especially in helping support brain and cognitive function, among other health benefits. Join me and Dr. Corey Schuler as we explore this flavorful herb!


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Articles Corey referenced during our conversation:
Nieman (2015) Functional Foods in Health & Disease 5(5) DOI: 10.31989/ffhd.v5i5.181 Tolerance, bioavailability, and potential cognitive health implications of a distinct aqueous spearmint extract
Falcone (2018) Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, 15(1), 58. Efficacy of a Nootropic Spearmint Extract on Reactive Agility: A Randomized, Double-Blind, PlaceboControlled, Parallel Trial https://doi.org/10.1186/s12970-018-0264-5
Falcone (2019) Nutrition Research
The attention-enhancing effects of spearmint extract supplementation in healthy men and women: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel trial
Herrlinger (2018) Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 24(1), 37–47. Spearmint Extract Improves Working Memory in Men and Women With Age-Associated Memory Impairment
Ostfeld (2018) Journal of Special Operations Medicine, 18(4), 92–96. Effect of Spearmint Extract Containing Rosmarinic Acid on Physical and Executive Functioning After a Tactical Operation.

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