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Anti-Androgenic Effects of Spearmint Tea (Mentha Spicata)

  title={Anti-Androgenic Effects of Spearmint Tea (Mentha Spicata)},
  author={Rayna Donnelly},
Background: Females with elevated androgens can suffer from hirsutism, the most common clinical manifestation of hyperandrogenemia. Hirsutism affects 5 to 10% of females and is defined as excessive hair growth in females in a male pattern, for example excess hair growth on the jaw, neck, chest or back. Other clinical manifestations of elevated androgens include alopecia, acne and ovulatory and menstrual irregularities. Spearmint tea has been shown to lower androgenic hormones in rats prompting… 

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