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PEPPERMINT TEA AND ITS IMPACT ON OUR HEALTH

So a lot of tea drinkers and non-tea drinkers talk about peppermint tea a lot. For those of you who don’t know, Peppermint is basically an aromatic herb in the mint family. The plant is found mostly in Europe and the Middle East but now because of the high demands it grows all over the world. It is used in teas and chai because of its healing, soothing and anti-bacterial properties. Here are some of its health benefits that you may find astonishing.

  1. Peppermint tea Eases Digestive Upsets
  2. It helps relieve stress, headaches and migraines
  3. It helps in freshening your breath
  4. It helps relieve clogged sinuses
  5. Improves energy
  6. Chewing peppermint and drinking its tea help relieve menstrual cramps
  7. It will fight bacterial infections because of its anti-bacterial properties
  8. It will definitely improve your sleep
  9. Will aid in losing weight
  10. Helps in easing constipation 
  11. Helps in clearing your skin

HERE’S HOW YOU CAN MAKE YOUR OWN PEPPERMINT TEA

What you need:

  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 whole cloves
  • 1 cup fresh mint leaves
  • Honey, optional

Directions

Place the water, cinnamon, cloves and allspice in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil. Boil for a minute. Add in mint leaves. Remove from the stove, steep and cover for 5 minutes. Strain tea. Serve with honey if desired.


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