View Full Version : energy mints - do they work?

10-09-2003, 04:39 PM
"What sets Warp Energy Mints apart is that each mint has a unique formulation of ginseng and guarana, for a natural energy rush - and now includes green tea extract. Green tea has been known to have anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, thus offering a new quality to the mints. Five Warp Green-T Energy Mints are equivalent to one cup of brewed green tea. "

Sugar, Dextrose, Calcium Stearate, Natural Flavors, Guarana, Siberian Ginseng, Panax Ginseng

is 1 cup of green tea enough for a kick? dextrose is there

go to http://www.warpmints.com , your browser gets hijacked tho!

http://warpenergy.com. can't understand a darn thing (spanish??) but cool site

10-09-2003, 06:15 PM
well your obviously gonna get a lot of energy from them.. but it will only be short term.. look @ the ingredients.. why dun you just go eat sum choc. if you want energy.. thas pretty much what your doing with those things IMO :P

10-10-2003, 12:16 AM
As a certified mint expert, no, I did not notice any increase in energy after taking them. I am, in general, fairly resistant to stimulants though.

For energy, I always loved Penguin mints. 3 mints = 1 soda (or cup of coffee, I forget). Some late nights I would throw down an entire container over the course of 6 hours (75 mints total). Havent done that in a while. My favorite coffee shop stopped carrying them about a year ago.

10-10-2003, 02:13 AM
I doubt they are going to do much given the ingredients. Green tea is a good source of anti-oxidants and I guess one cup is better than nothing, but if you can purchase green tea extract if you wanted which would work better for as far as anti-oxidants are concerned.

You might get a little boost from the guarana (caffeine), but this would depend on the amount contained in each mint.

Here is a review on Panax Ginseng that might be of interest:)http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=12605613&dopt=Abstract