How to make Peppermint Tea ?

Peppermint is a herb which is commonly used in our kitchen. Now a days, peppermint is used in a tea also and its tea called as Herbal tea. Peppermint tea is caffeine free and has many health benefits. In summers, this tea works as a super re-freshened and provides calm, cooling effects to the body as well as to the mind. It also a super effective tummy flattener.
It is also used as a digestive aid which is helping in combat indigestion, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain and bolting. The menthol which is present in peppermint can also work as a muscles relaxant and natural sleep aid. The aroma of peppermint has effect to enhance the memory and alertness.
So, when we know that this tea is very beneficial for us than take a cup of peppermint tea once a day will help make you healthy.

Peppermint Tea Recipe 

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You will need this – For serves 4 cup of tea

  • 4 peppermint teabags
  • Or 4 teaspoons of dried peppermint loose-leaf tea
  • Or 4-5 stalk of fresh peppermint leaves
  • 4 cups of water
  • honey, sugar, or orange, lemon, or lime(Optional additions to taste)
How to make peppermint tea ?

If you are making your tea with :-
Fresh peppermint leaves – First rinse the leaves and crush them well with your hands or a mortar to discharge the wonderful  juice and aroma.
The loose tea leaves- You can use an infusers or infuser mug.
Teabags – You can use it directly as you know it.

  • Take a pan and boil 4 cups of water.
  • Place the crushed peppermint leaves in teapot.
  • Pour boiling water over the crushed peppermint leaves or you can use teabags, dip in the boiled water.
  • Peppermint tea is at its best when it brewed in hot water rather than boiling water like the other herbal teas.
  • Than cover the teapot, and let it steep for 5-8 minutes.
  • After that, remove the tea leaves or teabags from the teapot.
  • Pour the tea into your favorite teacup.
  • You may want to add a bit of honey or sugar to taste.
Enjoy your delicious, beneficial  peppermint tea and inhale deeply !