Peppermint - not only a beautifully fragrant herb. Why is it worth drinking peppermint?

Peppermint - not only a beautifully fragrant herb. Why is it worth drinking peppermint?
The active ingredients contained in peppermint are widely used both in phytotherapy and in the cosmetics industry.
Peppermint contains peppermint oil, which is responsible for the unique, easily recognizable fragrance, as well as carotenoids, flavonoids, tannins, rutin and vitamin C.

Peppermint tea benefits:

  • May improve digestion
    Peppermint is recommended for disorders of the digestive system, it can facilitate digestion and assimilation of food. Peppermint can regulate intestinal peristalsis, relaxes and relieves discomfort. It works well in people with intestinal problems and liver disorders.
  • May support liver function
    Peppermint can support liver function by increasing the flow of bile from the liver to the gallbladder. Thanks to this, peppermint can help break down fat and lower bad cholesterol.
  • May help with head discomfort
    Menthol has a relaxing effect, may increase blood flow and provide a cooling sensation.
  • Due to diastolic and relaxing effects peppermint may help with menstrual ailments
  • It can help with stuffy nose and sinuses
    Inhalation of peppermint oil can unclog the nose and sinuses. Menthol can improve the flow of air in the nose, so the steam from peppermint infusion can make breathing easier
  • May support memory and concentration
    The aromatic compounds contained in peppermint can stimulate the brain. This action is especially useful during the period of increased mental effort, for example before an exam.
  • Great for skin problems
    Peppermint oil can soothe skin irritations caused by insect bites as well as sunburn.

Contraindications: Peppermint tea should not be consumed by people allergic to mint, breastfeeding women, and people suffering from gastric reflux and heartburn.