This study was designed to evaluate the chronic effects of a proprietary spearmint extract
over 90 days of supplementation on aspects of cognitive performance (cognitive function and
active reaction time), subjective mood, and sleep quality in healthy men and women.
- Men and pre-menopausal women, 18-50 years of age.
- Body mass index 18.5-29.99 kg/m2, inclusive or body mass index 30.0-34.99 kg/m2 and
body fat via bioimpedance <39% for women aged 18-39y, <40% for women aged 40-50y,
<25% for men aged 18-39y, <28% for men aged 40-50y.
- Participant has at least a high school diploma or the equivalent.
- Participant is recreationally active.
- Participant is judged by the Investigator to be in general good health.
- Participant understands the study procedures and signs forms providing informed
consent to participate in the study and authorization for release of relevant
protected health information to the study Investigators.
- Participant is unable to understand and/or perform required tests.
- Participant is unwilling to maintain normal dietary (including vitamins and
supplements), exercise, sleep and medication patterns throughout the study.
- Participant is a habitual consumer of mint tea defined as >8oz per day.
- Participant is regularly taking a cognitive enhancing supplement.
- Participant has a history or presence of a clinically important cardiac, renal,
hepatic, endocrine, pulmonary, biliary, gastrointestinal, pancreatic, or neurologic
- Participant has a sleep disorder or occupation where sleep during the overnight hours
- Participant is pregnant, planning to be pregnant during the study period, lactating,
or is of childbearing potential and is unwilling to commit to the use of a medically
approved form of contraception throughout the study period.
- Participant is a current user of tobacco (defined as tobacco use within the previous