Peppermint herbal tea is one of the most popular sipping teas across the world with chamomile in close pursuit. This amazing tea has a flavor palette that many people love because it combines a little spice with a lot of minty sweet! Peppermint tea is also a favorite because it grows easily and it’s an herb that many people enjoy cultivating and harvesting on their own. Although peppermint is enjoyable just for the flavor, it also has a pretty impressive array of medicinal healing properties which we’ll be exploring in this post.
The Healing Properties Of Peppermint Herbal Tea
Colds, coughs, and congestion
It will probably come as no surprise that peppermint herbal tea is notorious for its ability to help clear, soothe, and relieve a stuff chest. When colds and coughs kick in but the lungs and throat are taking the heat, sip peppermint tea to cool, cleanse, and heal the areas.
From pressure headaches that rest in the sinus cavities to general stuffiness, one of the best known healing properties of peppermint herbal tea is its ability to open up the airways, relax the sinuses, and relieve pressure.
Migraines and headaches
Peppermint herbal tea is a powerful pain reliever that is also very relaxing. It seems to target its work in the head and chest, so it makes a very effective remedy for many kinds of headaches.
Because of the pain relieving properties of peppermint, it makes a great sipping tea iced or hot when oral pain is present. Toothaches, canker sores, and other mouth issues that cause irritation can be soothed with peppermint tea.
Drinking peppermint tea can help change the scent of your body in a good way! It’s a great alternative to chemically-laden deodorants and perfumes.
Cool and calm
Peppermint tea is a wonderfully soothing drink that calms the body, mind, and emotions. It’s cooling in nature which can help counteract ‘hot’ emotions, and it relaxes and relieves pain in the nerves leading to greater serenity.
How To Brew Peppermint Herbal Tea
Since just the leaves are used in this tea, you only need to steep them for about 6-8 minutes in just-boiling water. For iced herbal tea, soak in a lidded glass jar filled with water for 6-8 hours, strain, and enjoy!
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