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Peppermint essential oil with high levels of menthol positively modulate performance on demanding cognitive tasks

(14 August 2018)

Our team from Northumbria, Newcastle and Durham universities and Kew Royal Botanical Gardens show peppermint essential oil with high levels of menthol positively modulated performance on demanding cognitive tasks and attenuated the increase in mental fatigue associated with extended cognitive task performance in healthy adults. Perhaps there is scope for treating dementias?

Nutrients (2018) in press.