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Peppermint Tea

Pungent, cool, really refreshing, menthol taste.
Luxury Peppermint Leaves.
USA - Washington State.
6-8 Mins 1/Cup 100°C
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Peppermint tea is a refreshing drink that is also good for your health in many ways. Totally caffeine free it bursts with minty flavour and is one of our top selling, loose leaf herbal teas.

Origins of Peppermint Tea

Peppermint (Mentha Piperita) is a cross between watermint (Mentha aquatica) and spearmint (Mentha spicata). The plant is from Europe and the Middle East, and people have used it for a long time for its health benefits and to add flavour to food and drinks.
Peppermint Tea was first known to have been drunk in Ancient Egypt, where dried peppermint leaves were found in many pyramids. Peppermint was also used by the Greeks and Romans to help them feel better after a meal and to add flavour to their wines.

Where Peppermint Tea Is Grown

Peppermint is a versatile plant that can grow in many places around the world, including Europe, Asia, and North America. But the United States, and especially the state of Washington, is considered one of the best places to grow peppermint. This area has a good climate, rich soil, and a lot of rain, which makes it a great place to grow high-quality peppermint plants.

Peppermint Tea - Taste And Health Benefits

Peppermint's chemical structure includes compounds like menthol, menthone, and limonene, giving it unique flavour and health benefits. Peppermint Tea is often chosen as a soothing drink because it tastes cool, refreshing, and just slightly sweet.

Peppermint tea is good for your health in several ways, including:

  • Help for stomach problems like indigestion, bloating, and gas
  • Relief from Headache and migraine symptoms
  • Help with breathing, especially for people with asthma or sinus congestion
  • Relief from menstrual cramps and pain
  • Strengthening the immune system and fighting off colds and flu

Peppermint tea: What you should know

Peppermint tea has many health benefits, but knowing about any risks and warnings is important. Peppermint Tea may worsen Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) symptoms because it can relax the lower oesophagal sphincter, making acid reflux worse.
Also, people with gallstones or gallbladder problems should talk to their doctor before drinking Peppermint Tea since it could worsen their condition. Pregnant or nursing women should also be careful because drinking too much Peppermint Tea might not be a good idea.

How to Prepare Peppermint Tea

Loose leaf serving portion: Around 1.5g per 250ml cup
Water temperature: Boiling - 100° C
Brewing Time: 6 - 8 minutes

Recipe: Chocolate Truffles with Peppermint Tea



  • Heat the heavy cream in a saucepan until it starts to bubble.
  • Take the pot off the heat and add the Peppermint Tea Bags or T-filter containing loose leaf leaves.
  • Let steep for 5 minutes.
  • Take out the tea bags (or filter) and heat the cream again until it simmers.
  • Pour the hot cream over the chopped chocolate and let it sit for 2 minutes.
  • Mix the chocolate and cream together until there are no lumps.
  • Put in the fridge for 2 hours or until solid.
  • With a small scoop or spoon, roll the chocolate mixture in cocoa powder to make balls.
  • Put in the fridge until you're ready to serve.

Recipe: Peppermint Tea Mojito


  • 6 pieces of fresh mint
  • 1 Peppermint Tea Bag or 1 x heaped teaspoon of Peppermint loose leaf tea placed inside a Jenier Size 2 T-Filter
  • White rum, 1 oz
  • 1 oz Maple syrup
  • 1 oz lime juice
  • Club soda, to finish
  • Ice


  • Steep the Peppermint Tea bag for 6 - 8 minutes in 4 oz of hot water.
  • Take out the tea bag and wait for the tea to cool.
  • Mix the fresh mint leaves and simple syrup together in a glass.
  • Add the cooled Peppermint Tea, the rum, and the lime juice.
  • Fill the glass with ice, then add club soda to the top.
  • Stir it slowly and put a sprig of fresh mint on top.

As a blending ingredient, Peppermint Tea will add a real minty character to any herbal blend.

If you'd like to learn more about blending ingredients visit: Quick Guide To Tea Blending Ingredients For Your Tea Blends

Peppermint Tea is also available in Pyramid Teabags

Premium Peppermint
USA - Washington State. Grown: 1700ft above sea level
Whole leaf, cut ( 2nd cut - best cut) sifted. Field grown, sun dried, machine milled
Wonderful pungent fresh menthol aroma
Yellowish green with a bright green infused leaf
Pungent, cool fresh, menthol taste
Medium Bodied

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  • 5
    So Refreshing

    Posted by Johnathan on Apr 29, 2023

    Wonderful, clean taste

Peppermint Tea: Your FAQ Guide

Discover everything you need to know about Peppermint Tea with our comprehensive FAQ guide. We've gathered the top most frequently asked questions your customers might ask!

What is Peppermint Tea?

Peppermint tea is a caffeine-free herbal tea made from the leaves of the peppermint plant (Mentha piperita). It has a refreshing, cool, and minty flavour, making it a popular choice for hot and iced beverages.

What are the Health Benefits of Peppermint Tea?

Peppermint tea offers a variety of health benefits, including:

  • Relieving digestive issues such as indigestion, bloating, and gas
  • Soothing headaches and migraines
  • Reducing stress and promoting relaxation
  • Easing symptoms of the common cold and respiratory issues
  • Acting as a natural decongestant
  • Providing antioxidants that help protect the body from free radicals

How to Make Peppermint Tea?

To make peppermint tea, follow these simple steps:

  • Boil water.
  • Add 1-2 teaspoons of dried peppermint leaves or 1 tea bag to a teapot or cup.
  • Pour the hot water over the leaves or tea bag.
  • Steep for 6–8 minutes, depending on your desired strength.
  • Strain the tea (if using loose leaves) and serve hot or cold with optional sweeteners or lemon.

Can I Drink Peppermint Tea Every Day?

Yes, peppermint tea is safe to consume daily for most people. However, if you have acid reflux or GERD, consult your healthcare provider before drinking peppermint tea regularly, as it may exacerbate your symptoms.

Is Peppermint Tea Safe During Pregnancy?

Peppermint tea is generally considered safe during pregnancy when consumed in moderation. However, it's always best to consult your healthcare provider before consuming herbal teas during pregnancy.

Does Peppermint Tea Help with Weight Loss?

While peppermint tea is not a magic weight loss solution, it may help with weight management by promoting healthy digestion, reducing stress, and serving as a low-calorie alternative to sugary beverages.

Can Peppermint Tea Help with Sleep?

Peppermint tea may help promote relaxation and reduce stress, which can benefit sleep.

Is Peppermint Tea Good for Your Skin?

Peppermint tea is rich in antioxidants, which can help protect the skin from free radicals and promote overall skin health. Additionally, its anti-inflammatory properties may help soothe irritated skin when applied topically.

Can I Give Peppermint Tea to My Kids?

Peppermint tea is generally safe for children to consume, but it's best to consult your paediatrician before introducing herbal teas to your child's diet.

Can I Grow Peppermint at Home to Make Tea?

Yes. You can grow peppermint at home to make fresh peppermint tea. Peppermint is a hardy, easy-to-grow plant that thrives in well-draining soil and partial to full sunlight. Be mindful that peppermint can be invasive, so consider planting it in a container or designated area to prevent it from overtaking your garden.