Peppermint tea is one of the popular herbal teas. It is natural and has many health benefits. It has a nice aroma and a great taste. It is made by simply boiling water and pouring it over fresh peppermint leaves. It can be enjoyed when hot or cold. The health benefits of peppermint tea that are currently known are:
– It is good for digestion for treating and soothing upset stomachs.
– It eases nausea and vomiting
– It fights bad breath
– It has peppermint oil which is good for the skin
– It helps treat headaches and sinuses
– It clears nasal congestion coughs and colds
– It controls muscle aches and chronic aches
– It fights stress
– It controls mild asthma.
– It reduces the severity of herpes outbreak
Peppermint tea has many other health benefits like all other herbal teas it is still being researched but it will be highly recommended by doctors and nutritionist to help cure many illnesses. It has no side effects and because tea is taken by most people, it is easier to exchange normal tea to peppermint tea and get more out of your regular cup of tea. Peppermint tea can be mixed with other herbs for more health benefits. The strong minty taste is absorbed in other herbs but its benefits remain intact. This is good especially for those who prefer a sweeter taste to a minty one. Adding sugar to peppermint tea will alter the mint taste but most people who drink peppermint tea should avoid adding sugar or they will risk having it taken away by their doctor. The only remaining alternative will be to mix several herbs together with the peppermint tea which will give it a sweet taste while at the same time still maintaining its full health benefits.