My favorite herbal tea is Peppermint tea. It’s leaves when brewed loose are a perfect match for Tea Leaf Reading (more on that in an upcoming book, stay tuned! ) . But it also holds plenty of health benefits, that make this tea not only delicious but an important staple in anyone’s household. Simply place one heaping spoonful of the dried leaves into your favorite cup, fill with hot water, and strain (unless you are using the leaves for a reading) after 6 minutes. Sweeten to taste.
Here are a few examples of what Peppermint tea has to offer:
A word of caution: Some people are allergic to this and other herbs. If you are prone to allergies to herbs, consult your health care professional before drinking this tea. Also, as always the information given in this blog is for educational purposes only. See disclaimer page for details.
Peppermint – Iced Tea makes a wonderful, caffeine-free alternative to traditional iced teas. It pairs especially well with lemon, which adds an even more refreshing twist to this drink.
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Enjoy this Peppermint-Lemon-Iced Tea recipe!
You will need:
4 cups of water
20 fresh peppermint leaves or 4 teaspoons of dried peppermint leaves
5 tablespoons of sugar (or alternative sweetener of your liking – adjust amount accordingly)
Bring water to boil, add peppermint leaves and water into a pitcher, add sugar. Add the juice of the lemon and the lime to the mixture, stir well. Allow to steep for 7 to 10 minutes. Fill into tall glasses, which are filled with ice.
Makes 4 servings