Fragrant, soothing peppermint tea benefits our health and wellness in so many ways. If you have an upset stomach, are feeling anxious or stressed, or are battling a cold or stubborn cough, pull out the peppermint tea from your tea stash, and brew a cup for quick, natural, effective relief.
Here are some of the many benefits you'll enjoy with a cup of peppermint tea (this tea has wonderful topical benefits, too!).
Peppermint is an excellent source of menthol, and the menthol in peppermint tea may help to relax and calm your stomach and provide relief from nausea, vomiting, or an upset or troubled tummy.
Peppermint tea relieves flatulence and the discomfort of gassiness, too, and will leave you feeling less bloated (an effective tisane for those days during your period when you feel bloated!).
If your stomach tends to act up while you're traveling, why not stow some peppermint teabags in your purse or carry-on bag for a simple, natural remedy for upset stomach?
Not only does this aromatic herbal tea soothe your stomach, but it can benefit your entire digestive system.
Peppermint tea can help to relax the muscles in your digestive tract, encourage proper peristaltic movements, and increase the flow of bile and other digestive juices, helping to keep everything working and moving as it should.
Because peppermint tea relaxes and soothes the digestive system, and relieves emotional stress and anxiety, as well, this tea may help to prevent hemorrhoids.
Calming peppermint tea may help to lessen the symptoms and discomfort of IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). This tea's antispasmodic benefits may reduce the frequent, sporadic, painful stomach and intestinal muscle spasms that can accompany IBS.
Peppermint herbal tea can be an effective remedy for relieving the pain of duodenal ulcers, too.
Drink peppermint tea regularly to help keep your liver in good working order and improve the flow of bile from your liver to your gallbladder.
This cure-all herbal tisane may also provide relief from a painful gallbladder attack. And, regular consumption of peppermint tea may be an effective addition to your overall treatment plan for dissolving small gallbladder stones.
These aren't all of the benefits of peppermint tea... keep reading here about more peppermint tea benefits for health.
Herbal teas are truly miraculous, with the countless varieties available and the immeasurable health and wellness benefits they provide.
Peppermint tea is a wonderful herbal tisane to have in your tea stash, as this comforting brew provides relief from so many common ailments - and, it's delightful hot, cold, or warm, as well!
Need some tips on making the perfect cup of peppermint tea? You'll find more information here.
And, if you're interested in learning about some of the current research targeting peppermint benefits, pay a visit to our Peppermint Tea Research pages.
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