You can buy bunches of fresh mint stems from your local fruit and vegetable store, people tend to buy dried mint tea bags as they find buying fresh doesn’t last as long. Here is a great way to keep your fresh mint alive long enough to use for a few weeks.
- Cut the bottom of your stems with scissors
- Place in a vase or glass cup
- Fill vase/cup with water
Mint is known for its soothing properties, which makes it perfect for indigestion and stomach upsets. Its adaptogenic properties mean it can help balance the body in whatever way needed, so this means it can be both invigorating and mildly sedative.
- Helps with headaches
- Cure bad breath
- Great for travel sickness, Mint is a antispasmodic, so it reduces the chances of vomiting and nausea
- Boosts immune system
- Looks and smells great in your kitchen
I like to keep my fresh bunch near my kettle and I make it in my coffee cafetiere as one cup is usually not enough for me. I like to drink it hot and cold, although I like to also add a few berries when I drink it cold