Top 5 Reasons why you Should Drink more Peppermint tea
Peppermint is one of the most popular herbs enjoyed greatly in both food and drink. The legend says that the plant got its name from the Greek nymph Minthe who angered the goddess Persephone and was as a result transformed into an aromatic plant.
Within Europe is is among native plants and wildly used. Peppermint is mostly known for its positive effect on soothing an upset stomach, however there are many more reasons to indulge in food or tea where it features as an ingredient. Apart from the many compounds with helpful health benefits, the scent of menthol has proven to be soothe pains and improve breathing.
Here are some of the most useful benefits you can enjoy by consuming peppermint:
1. It may help soothe migraines and headaches.
2. It can be a soothing aid to cold/ flu/allergy symptoms due to its ability to de-congest sinuses.
3. Peppermint tea may boost your energy and fight fatigue
4. Peppermint tea is a helpful digestive aid
5. It can boost your concentration
Tea that contains peppermint as the sole or one of the ingredients can have such a wide range of benefits. Whether the allergy sseason is ahead of you, it's cold and the the flu season is knocking on your door, you need a caffeine free pick me up for your afternoon work sessions, or like to routinely indulge in great food, it is safe to say it makes for a great addition in your tea stash or food cupboard. Tea with peppermint can be consumed either hot or cold. A cold infusion can travel with you while on the move. A warm cup of tea at work on a cold winter day can keep you alert and give you a much needed energy boost to enjoy the rest of your evenings at home.
Currently we have two herbal teas that contain peppermint in our collection. A cup of Tranquili-tea (recommended as a daytime tea) and Happy Tummies (recommended as a digestive aid). Unsure of what would suit you better? Check out the reviews and find out what our other customers thought of our blends.