The Sundry Sun Issue #6 - Peppermint for the Win!

The Sundry Sun Issue #6 - Peppermint for the Win!

     Peppermint is an excellent herb for the summer heat due to its cooling and refreshing properties. Read below to find out more:

Natural Cooling Sensation: Peppermint contains menthol, a compound that provides a cooling sensation when consumed or applied to the skin. This cooling effect helps to relieve heat-related discomfort and promotes a sense of refreshment.

Hydration Support: Staying hydrated is crucial in hot weather, and peppermint can assist with that. Its mild diuretic properties may help promote fluid balance in the body, aiding in hydration.

Digestive Support: Peppermint has long been used to support digestive health. During the summer, when heat can affect digestion, peppermint can help soothe and calm the digestive system. It may relieve symptoms such as bloating, indigestion, and gas, making it easier to enjoy meals during warmer temperatures.

Mood Uplifter: The invigorating aroma of peppermint can help uplift your mood and combat feelings of lethargy or fatigue that can come with hot weather. It has a refreshing and energizing effect, helping you stay more alert and focused.

If you have any questions, suggestions, or personal experiences with peppermint, we'd love to hear from you! Feel free to reach out and share your thoughts.

Stay cool, stay refreshed, and savor the joys of summertime!

Peppermint Herbal Summer Tea

- 1 tbsp. dried Peppermint leaves
- 1 tbsp. dried Hibiscus flowers
- 1 tbsp. dried Lemon Balm
- 1 tbsp. dried Chamomile flowers
- Honey or sweetener of choice (optional)
- 4 cups Boiled Water
- lemon slices or fresh peppermint for garnish (optional)

1. Add your herbs to a tea infuser or just into your jar/sauce pan/etc.
2. Pour boiled water over the herbs.
3. Steep for 10-15 minutes.
4. Strain or pull out the infuser.
5. Add honey/sweetener (if you chose) and stir.
6. Refrigerate or add ice to cool before drinking.

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