HUSTLE DROPS SCIENCE

Peppermint Improves Athletic Performance
Significant Findings: "All of the [peppermint] subjects’ performance parameters improved, athletes exerted 50% more work, 20% more power, and had a 25% greater time to exhaustion." Article: In an age where athletic competitions are frequently won or lost by mere hundredths...
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Peppermint Increases Muscular Output and Oxygen Intake
Significant Findings: "Peppermint group... increase in the grip force (36.1%), standing vertical jump (7.0%), and standing long jump (6.4%). Data obtained from the experimental group after five minutes exhibited a significant increase in the forced vital capacity in first second (FVC1)(35.1%), peak...
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Peppermint Improves Exercise Performance
Significant Findings: "The results of the experiment support the effectiveness of peppermint essential oil on the exercise performance... Relaxation of bronchial smooth muscles, increase in the ventilation and brain oxygen concentration, and decrease in the blood lactate level are the...
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Peppermint Increases Alertness and Improves Mood
Significant Findings: "peppermint administration led to increased ratings of alertness, decreased temporal demand, and decreased frustration... In addition, peppermint scent reduced anxiety and fatigue." Abstract: Past research indicates the odors of peppermint and cinnamon (1) enhance motivation, performance, and alertness, (2)...
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