Peppermint tea benefits are amazing! Peppermint is one of the most common and popular herbal teas.
There are lots of health benefits of peppermint herbal tea that make it ideal to have on hand. It is a mainstain for herbal remedies and peppermint can be added to many other teas for enhanced flavor.
Peppermint is a very beneficial herb. It grows very well in most parts of Europe and North America. It can be invasive, so it is best to keep in a large pot.
There are many varieties of peppermint and most of them can be used to make a delicious peppermint herbal tea.
Peppermint has a variety of benefits and uses. Here are the most common:
Calms an Upset Stomach
Aids in Digestion
Treats Irritable Bowl Syndrome
Relieves Colds & Coughs
Used to treat Respitory Ailments
Treats Bacterial Infections
Treats Viral Infections
Used to treat Motion Sickness
With all of these great health benefits, you can see why having some peppermint herb, or peppermint herbal tea bags on hand is a good idea.
One of the most common uses for peppermint is treating digestive system trouble and an upset stomach. This is why when you leave a restaurant, they often offer you a peppermint on your way out. The herb is known to ease digestion, and help avoid any upset stomach you may have.
Peppermint Herbal Tea Recipe
Easy to make with dried organic peppermint, here is what you do:
1 Teaspoon Dried Organic Peppermint
8 Ounces of Fresh Boiled Water
Steep the peppermint herbal tea for 3-8 minutes depending on the strength you like. You can increase the quantity to the number of guests or people you are serving.
You can sweeten with honey. Peppermint flavored teas are great to offer your guests after a dinner party. Especially Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner when most of us seem to over eat. It will help everyone and tastes great too.
I often serve peppermint tea with peppermint bark to my guests after a large dinner, and it is always a hit. One of the best pairings for peppermint infused teas is chocolate desserts. A decadent chocolate cake for dessert is simply delicious served with peppermint tea, honey and lemon wedges. It really sets of the chocolate and cleanses the pallate.
Peppermint is also an ingredient in one of our Ayurvedic Teas and is used in ayurvedic healing traditions to treat the digestive tract, reduce stomach problems, cool the body from the inside and reduce sweating.
Buying Organic Peppermint
If you are looking for a supplier to purchase organic peppermint for making tea, we recommend Mountain Rose Herbs. You can visit their website by following the banner below. They have small quantities as well as bulk amounts.
Peppermint Herbal Tea Bags
If you are in a rush, or convenience is an issue, maybe peppermint herbal tea bags are the answer. While peppermint tea is always better made with fresh dried herbs, if you are in a rush, peppermint herbal tea bags may be the answer. Here are a few to try.
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