peppermint tea

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Mint is one of the oldest of herbs. It was used by the ancient Assyrians, and was common to the ancient Greeks and Romans, who recognized its pain-killing properties. Menthol and methyl salicylate are the main active ingredients of peppermint. Internally, they have anti-spasmodic actions, with calming effects on the muscles of the stomach, intestinal tract, and uterus. They also have powerful analgesic (pain-killing) properties

What You'll Need

  • mint leaves - natural or mint tea bags
  • boiling water

What You'll Do

  • clean the mint leaves thoroughly (they often come packaged but unwashed)
  • brew the leaves in the water until the tea is flavorsome

Tips & Warnings

  • make sure the tea is not too hot!
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