The benefits of peppermint tea can be felt especially when the immune system is weakened.
Besides, peppermint tea aids digestion, improves the production of gastric acids, has an analgesic effect, stimulates blood circulation and clears the airways.
Peppermint tea also stimulates the secretion and elimination of bile, helps to soothe the symptoms of irritable colon syndrome and relieve abdominal pain and diarrhea and stops gastroesophageal reflux.
Peppermint tea may be used in cosmetic treatments. Peppermint has antiseptic, astringent, antioxidant and refreshing effects, so it cleanses, disinfects and revitalizes mixed skin.
Peppermint tea may be used regularly in weight diets, as it reduces appetite. However, it should not be consumed in large quantities by persons suffering from gastric or duodenal ulcers. The reason is that peppermint tea may relax the sphincter between the esophagus and stomach, the gastric acid may reach the esophagus and this may increase the symptoms of heartburn.
Lat but not least, peppermint tea stimulates the immune system, as it contains vitamin B, calcium and phosphorus. Applied externally, peppermint has antiseptic and analgesic effects, which comes handy in oral cavity care.