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Does Mint Actually Cool Things Down?
Mint is a flowering herb, and there are many different kinds of mint. It grows in cool and moist areas where there is shade.
Many people enjoy the light, fresh taste of mint. Mint-flavored gum, breath fresheners, and hard candies often advertise that mint has a cooling effect, and use images of frost and ice to demonstrate this sensation. But is this sensation a result of the mint actually lowering temperatures?
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