Benefits of Peppermint Tea


Peppermint is an age old Ayurveda remedy for stomach inflammation and indigestion. There are 25 varieties of mints in the herbal family.

A cup of Peppermint tea helps in ways more than just one. It has calmative and digestive properties which aid in giving relief from minor stomach issues and healing the gut. While it’s aromatic essential oils wake-up the senses giving us cooling energy and leaving us relaxed and rejuvenated.

Peppermint tea is naturally caffeine-free and can be prepared with fresh leaves, dried leaves, or teabags infusing in hot water.

Peppermint leaves when steeped in hot water release essential oils including menthol, which accounts for its refreshing, cooling, minty taste.

The refreshing and calming benefits of mint tea are many and well-spoken about by various nutritionists and experts

  • Mint gives digestive support and it is ideal to have mint tea after a meal
  • Mint helps to freshen up our breath. No wonder mint is added to toothpaste as well as mouth fresheners
  • Mint has an uplifting effect and refreshes our mind. We include 100% Peppermint in our Organic Peppermint Tea and Spearmint in our Green Tea Moroccan Mint for this reason.
  • Mint as said by nutritionists may assist in calming and soothing menstrual cramping.
  • Mint helps clears respiratory infection. While enjoying a hot cup of mint tea do not forget to inhale the steam to help clear congestion.
  • Mint helps us stay cool and energised.

One can enjoy peppermint tea hot or iced. It can be brewed at home with freshly grown peppermint leaves or we have Organic Peppermint Tea Bags to offer which are convenient and hassle free!

Here’s recipe for a DIY cup of peppermint tea:

  • 1. Boil 2 cups of water.
  • 2. Turn off the heat when water is just off the boil temperature, then pop in Typhoo Organic Peppermint Tea Bag or 4–6 peppermint leaves.
  • 3. Let the teabag or leaves soak in the water for about 5 minutes.
  • 4. Strain the infused water into your mug.
  • 5. Take a sip and inhale that refreshing aroma, and enjoy!

Tips to buy good peppermint tea

While buying loose-leaf tea or teabags which will be dried peppermint, check the label to make sure it’s 100% peppermint, and what better than have organic peppermint.

Keep teabags in an airtight container to maintain its freshness.

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