Tea(s) From: USA
Region(s): Washington State
PHYSICAL AND SENSORY PARAMETERS:
Appearance (Dry Product): Dried green leaves
Colour (Dry Product): Predominantly green
Dry Leaf Aroma: Peppermint
Taste: Pungent, cool, fresh, menthol
Infusion / Cup Colour: Tending yellowish green
HOT BREWING INSTRUCTIONS: Bring filtered or freshly drawn cold water to a rolling boil. Place 1 slightly heaping teaspoon of loose tea for each 7-9oz / 200-260ml of fluid volume in the teapot. Pour the boiling water into the teapot. Cover and let steep for 3-7 minutes according to taste (the longer the steeping time the stronger the tea)
CAFFEINE CONTENT: None - Caffeine Free Herb
ANTIOXIDANT CONTENT: Low
For centuries people have been using peppermint as a cure-all plant. It continues to be used to treat a wide range of illness, ailments, is an active ingredient in beauty routines today. So, what makes peppermint so great? It’s made up of many essential oils that are exceptionally valuable to our overall health and wellbeing, such as menthol, menthone, and limonene. All of these oils make Pyramid Tea Co’s organic peppermint tea so deliciously refreshing and wonderfully beneficial.
1. EASES STOMACH TROUBLES
A long time ago, before the days of Gaviscon and Buscopan, people would either chew peppermint leaves or steep some peppermint tea to relieve upset stomachs. One of the active oils, menthol, acts to relax the stomach helping with issues such as indigestion, motion sickness, IBS, and constipation. Despite the advent of modern medicine, organic peppermint tea still makes for a terrific natural remedy.
2. MAY HELP WITH MENTAL CLARITY
Once again, menthol saves the day. As a muscle relaxant and antispasmodic, the menthol found in peppermint tea is perfect in aiding relaxation during stressful situations and easing mental fatigue. It’s the perfect pick-me-up in the afternoons.
3. MAY RELIEVE SYMPTOMS OF HEADACHES
As a muscle relaxant and pain reliever, peppermint tea may reduce the tension causing headaches and migraines, thereby mitigating pain. If your headache is particularly bad, along with your organic peppermint tea bags, perhaps consider applying some peppermint oil applied to the temples.
WHY CHOOSE PYRAMID TEA CO FOR ORGANIC PEPPERMINT TEA?
At Pyramid Tea Co, we don’t compromise on quality, flavour, or freshness. We’ve travelled the world to bring premium loose leaf tea to Australia from the very best tea-growing regions as well as the most luxurious, sustainable tea bags we could find. Check out our range of peppermint tea online.