Peppermint can the ability to soothe an irritated stomach and help reduce the pain and discomfort associated with stomach flu. Peppermint has antispasmodic properties, which means it can help prevent your stomach from cramping and help reduce pain. When you throw up often with the stomach flu your stomach can continue to spasm, which can be painful. Peppermint can also help from bloating and help heal the digestive tract by soothing it.
Peppermint can be added to teas, coffee, milk, or adding it to recipes. You can find peppermint extract at many stores. If you don’t enjoy eating peppermint extract or adding it to your favorite drinks, you can instead find peppermint candy and eat it. It usually contains enough peppermint extract to help treat the symptoms. Peppermint is safe to eat on a regular basis and you can consume it until the symptoms subside and you begin to feel better.