Refreshing and invigorating, Peppermint tea is a time-tested soothing remedy for upset stomachs, busy minds, and herbal tea lovers alike. It’s many people’s first foray into tea but remains a favorite among tea enthusiasts as well.
A time-honored classic for tea veterans and newcomers, peppermint tea delivers pure, robust mint flavor that’s simultaneously refreshing and comforting. A cup of our organic peppermint tea is invigorating yet calming. It will leave you feeling soothed and relaxed, but never dull – refreshed, not revved-up.
We believe that sometimes, the best tasting experience is also the simplest. Our organic peppermint leaf tea contains no added ingredients. That means when you sit down to enjoy a cup, you’ll be able to enjoy all the complexities and nuances of its pure, unadulterated preparation.
This also means it’s excellent for combining with other teas to customize flavor and make it all your own. Add it to an existing tea blend for a twist on a classic. Or combine it with other herbs to create an uplifting experience all your own.
- Heat fresh, filtered water to a boil at 212°F (100°C).
- Add 2 grams (1 teaspoon) of tea to a diffuser.
- Place the diffuser in a cup or mug.
- Pour the hot water into the mug, completely submerging the diffuser.
- Steep for 5-7 minutes, depending on how strong you like your tea.
- Remove the diffuser from the cup.
- If desired, add milk, cream, sugar, or honey to taste.
- Let cool to your liking, sip, and enjoy!
Soothe a Stormy Stomach
Peppermint in all its forms (including brewed as a tea) is a popular folk medicine remedy for digestive problems including gas, bloating, indigestion, and even irritable bowel syndrome. It’s an excellent medicine cabinet go-to on sick days, or just when you’re feeling a tad under the weather.
May Help Freshen Breath and Improve Oral Health
Peppermint tea contains peppermint oil, which has been shown to help bad breath. This is thanks to peppermint’s antibacterial properties, which help kill bacteria that encourage dental plaque buildup. In combination with its pleasant smell, this can make it a helpful remedy for bad breath, as well as assisting oral hygiene in general. If using peppermint tea for this purpose, drink it unsweetened for maximum benefit.
Relieves Pain from Menstrual Cramps
Peppermint is a natural muscle relaxant. Studies have found that peppermint extract is as effective as NSAID pain relievers in reducing pain duration and intensity, and peppermint tea, which contains many of the same compounds, could have the same properties. A cup of warm peppermint tea can be a soothing, natural part of your period pain relief routine.
May Improve Concentration and Mental Sharpness
A handful of small studies have shown peppermint oil to be effective concentration aids, and peppermint tea contains peppermint oil. Next time you’re preparing for a difficult test or memorizing an important presentation at the office, try sipping a warm cup of peppermint tea while you study. It will soothe your mind and can help you feel more alert.