Fresh mint works wonderfully as a hot or cold infusion.
Mint is one of the oldest and most popular herbs grown around the world. There are many different varieties of mint, each having its own subtle flavour & aroma.
The wonderful thing about herbal tea is that it’s easy to make and the flavor combinations can be endless. You can mix several herbs together to make your own special blend, or just keep it simple by sticking to one.
Benefits of Mint :
– Soothes the digestive tract
– Good cleanser for the blood
– Helps combat bad breath
Here’s a quick read on how to make some ‘Fresh Mint Tea’.
· A handful of fresh mint leaves
· 1/2 – 1 tsp Tea leaves or Tea powder
· A kettleful of water
· Sugar or honey to sweeten
Rinse the mint leaves well to remove any dirt. Roughly tear the leaves and place them in a teapot.
Add water. Add Tea leaves or Tea powder. Bring the water to a boil.
Gently bruise the mint to release oils. Cover the teapot and leave it for at least 5 minutes, then strain and serve.
Sweeten with honey or sugar to taste if desired.
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