Peppermint is particularly known for the cooling sensation it imparts. Peppermint (in both fresh and dried forms) is a popular ingredient in several foods and beverages, ranging from teas and alcoholic drinks to sauces, salads and desserts.
Peppermint tea (tastes quite minty and really refreshing) is a delicious and refreshing way to boost your overall health in a number of ways. It can be the perfect start to your morning or you could completely relax and have good night’s sleep by drinking some peppermint tea before going to bed. Moreover, it boasts multiple uses and benefits for the human body.
Peppermint tea benefits the mind, mental, and emotional wellbeing, by relaxing, comforting and refreshing. It benefits by causing emotional wellbeing and this can save much frustration, anger, distress, pain over the past, regret, and all sorts of negative feelings by making you relax and freshen up.
In addition to being a delicious and soothing calming and relaxing beverage, peppermint tea offers many health benefits. it has the ability to improve digestion, reduce pain, and eliminate inflammation. It helps with fresh breath, aids in weight loss and boosts the immune system. Its impact on the digestive system is considerable, and the base element of menthol in this tea is perhaps the most valuable part of its organic structure.
Aside from drinking the herbal infusion, inhaling peppermint steam may also give relief from breathing difficulties.
Try any of our favorite ways to use Peppermint leaf:
Colic relief: Some mild peppermint tea or tincture rubbed on a baby’s stomach (externally) can help relieve colic and promote relaxation, especially when used in combination with Chamomile.
Essential oil: Peppermint essential oil can be used diluted externally on the head and back of neck (avoid eyes) for natural headache relief or diluted in coconut oil for sore muscles (NOT recommended while pregnant or on children).
Hair therapy: A strong tea of peppermint and nettle leaf used as a hair rinse will sooth scalp and promote hair growth. Great for getting rid of dandruff too.
In the bath: A cup of strong peppermint tea in a bath helps relax muscles and is also antibacterial. It also can be put in kids bath with some chamomile for great sleep.
Skin care: Powdered in sugar scrubs it is very invigorating for the skin.
A facial steam: Add 1/4 cup of peppermint in about an inch of boiling water. Then remove from heat, drape head with a towel and inhale the steam. Helpful for illness or allergies. Can also add 1 tablespoon of epsom salts to sooth sinuses.
Enjoy Peppermint flavour and feel its benefits in our herbal MÏR Tisané - Soothing and comforting, it encourages a state of serenity, resets your mind, body and soul, helping unwind and relax.
Stay healthy and be sure that you really can’t go wrong adding some peppermint to your diet!