Why does mint make cold things feel colder?

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Why does mint make cold things feel colder?

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Menthol, a chemical found in mint, stimulates the neurons (nerve cells) in your body that detect cold. It’s similar to capsaicin, the “hot” chemical in hot peppers, stimulating receptors for heat.

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Menthol, a chemical found in mint, stimulates the neurons (nerve cells) in your body that detect cold. It’s similar to capsaicin, the “hot” chemical in hot peppers, stimulating receptors for heat.

Anonymous 0 Comments

I’ve always found this interesting but it was one of those things I only wondered when it was happening, and never got to actually searching up the answer. I’m glad I came across this!

Anonymous 0 Comments

I’ve always found this interesting but it was one of those things I only wondered when it was happening, and never got to actually searching up the answer. I’m glad I came across this!