Lovely, aromatic peppermint leaf. Delightful any time of day.
Peppermint is highly regarded for its beneficial effects on the digestive system by relieving stomach ache, abdominal discomfort, diarrhoea, bloating plus similar complaints and also helps reduce travel sickness.
Use 1-3 teaspoons per cup and steep for 3-5 minutes in just boiled water in a covered container.
Make peppermint poultice for headache - Add 9g peppermint to cup of boiled water. Stir well and leave covered for 10 minutes. Strain the leaves and soak a cloth in the liquid, wring out and place poultice on forehead or back of neck. Relax for 20 minutes or for as long as desired.