Peppermint Candy Canes good for your health
New studies say that candy canes may be good for your health. Well maybe not the candy cane but the peppermint that flavors candy canes can be a boost to your immune system. It seems that peppermint can do everything from kill bacteria to treat digestive problems.
Peppermint oil, found in a lot of candy canes, can be used as a first line of defense against IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). IBS is a condition that causes abdominal pain and irregular bowel movements that affects up too 20 percent of the population. Peppermint oils can also be used to prevent the growth of bacteria.