DOES PEPPERMINT TEA HAVE HEALTH BENEFITS?

October 11, 2017

Pepermint tea in a glass cup with leaves on the side

PEPPERMINT TEA: WHAT IT IS? WHY?

 

Peppermint tea is a delicious addition to a healthy lifestyle, playing a role in your overall health by providing a large variety of benefits.

Its base of menthol is probably the most valuable parts of its organic structure, considerably impacting your digestive system for the better.

 

Peppermint tea is an infusion of peppermint leaves. It is a great drink before bed for relaxing aid, or through the day to benefits its positive effect. Peppermint tea is caffeine free also.

Following are few of the advantages of consuming this drink:

 

--> Improve digestion: Helps move gas through your body, preventing bloating, cramping and stomach discomfort. It stimulates bile flow, which increases the efficiency and the rate of digestion, promoting healthy bowel movements and entire optimal digestive system.

 

--> Boost immune system: It has antibacterial properties, preventing your body of getting colds, fever, cough. Plus it helps fight illness by providing vitamin B, potassium, antioxidant and calcium (in small amounts).

 

-->Reduce stress level: containing natural sedative and antispasmodic, peppermint tea helps to relieve mental stress. The anti-inflammatory benefits of it decrease blood pressure and body temperature, letting your body relaxed and unstressed.

 

These 3 above are the top 3 benefits and the most impacting your health, in our opinion. There are some others like:

 

--> Reduce fever: The menthol can cause external sweating, while it cools your body internally.

 

--> Treat respiratory disorders: The antispasmodic properties relieve the irritating sensation, decreasing coughing and relaxing the muscle of your throat.

 

--> Help manage appetite, preventing overeating

 

--> Remove bad breath: antibacterial aspect kills the germs that lead to bad breath while menthol provides fresh and clean mouth sensation.

 

Well, we can't say peppermint tea is bad. There is no doubt it has been used for more than multiple hundreds years now as a dietary supplement. It is a go-to in many countries around the world as an everyday drink for overall health.




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