Peppermint and Turmeric tea
The health benefits of peppermint are legendary and have been used medicinally for ages. Peppermint is a tonic to the digestive system and the lungs, throat, and sinuses. It also boosts the immune system and has an uplifting and lively air which lightens and comforts the mood. This turmeric tea offers a minty temperament with notes of ginger and fennel to compliment. It is a brisk and tingly brew that will entertain your taste buds and bring your body to its happy place. Add in the turmeric and you have one healthy and refreshing cup.
Turmeric Tea Benefits
The people of the island of Okinawa have the world’s longest average lifespan which is 81.2 years. Their secret? Turmeric tea! Okinawans are said to drink copious amounts of tea containing this legendary superfood. But what does turmeric root contain that is so beneficial to one’s health? To begin, turmeric possesses incredible anti-inflammatory characteristics which reduce swelling in the body on all levels. Turmeric also contains curcumin which acts as an antioxidant that fights cancer and boosts the immune system. Turmeric’s plentiful antioxidants also prevent Alzheimer development by reducing the accumulation of amyloids. The people of India have the lowest instances of Alzheimer’s in the world due to the frequent consumption of turmeric.
Additional Health Benefits
This peppermint tea is the perfect thirst quenching and revitalizing blend. The peppermint in this tea is the perfect formula for minimizing headaches, improving concentration and helping with digestion. Turmeric in this tea is anti-microbial and consist of anti-inflammatory properties. Fennel is rich in iron, promotes a healthy heart, and prevents anemia. Finally, black pepper is good for boosting your digestive system and for improving skin.
How to Steep it
To make it hot, add two teaspoons of loose leaf tea for every 12 oz (350 ml) of water into your infuser of choice. Let it steep for 3-5 minutes using 100 degrees Celsius water. Once steeping has completed, remove the infuser and enjoy!
To make this as an iced tea, add two teaspoons of loose leaf tea for every 90 oz. (263 ml) of water. Let it steep for 3-5 minutes using 100 degrees Celsius water. Once steeping has completed, remove the infuser, pour over ice and enjoy.
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