Peppermint Leaf

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Dried peppermint leaves, derived from the Mentha piperita plant, have a wide range of uses due to their refreshing flavour and various health benefits . . . read more

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250g
$9.90 (AUD)
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Dried peppermint leaves, derived from the Mentha piperita plant, have a wide range of uses due to their refreshing flavour and various health benefits. Here are some common uses of dried peppermint leaf:

  1. Herbal Tea:

    • Digestive Aid: Peppermint tea is renowned for its ability to soothe digestive discomfort. Drinking peppermint tea can help alleviate symptoms of indigestion, bloating, gas, and nausea. It may also help relax the muscles of the digestive tract and promote healthy digestion.
    • Refreshment: Peppermint tea is a popular choice for its refreshing flavour and aroma. It can be enjoyed hot or cold and is often consumed as a caffeine-free alternative to traditional tea or coffee.
  2. Culinary Uses:

    • Flavouring Agent: Dried peppermint leaves can be used as a flavouring agent in various culinary dishes. They add a fresh, minty flavor to desserts, beverages, salads, sauces, and savoury dishes. Peppermint leaves can be chopped and sprinkled over dishes or steeped in cooking liquids to infuse flavour.
    • Baking: Dried peppermint leaves can be incorporated into baked goods such as cookies, cakes, and brownies for a hint of mint flavour. Peppermint pairs well with chocolate and can add a refreshing twist to sweet treats.
  3. Home Remedies:

    • Headache Relief: Peppermint oil derived from peppermint leaves can be applied topically to the temples or forehead to help relieve tension headaches or migraines. The cooling sensation of peppermint oil can help relax muscles and soothe headache pain.
    • Congestion Relief: Inhaling the steam from peppermint tea or adding a few drops of peppermint oil to hot water can help alleviate nasal congestion and sinus pressure. Peppermint has decongestant properties that can help open up the airways and promote easier breathing.
  4. Personal Care Products:

    • Oral Care: Peppermint oil derived from peppermint leaves is commonly used in oral care products such as toothpaste, mouthwash, and breath fresheners. The natural menthol in peppermint provides a cooling sensation and helps freshen breath.
    • Skincare: Peppermint can be added to homemade skincare products such as lotions, creams, and balms for its cooling and soothing properties. Peppermint may help relieve itching, irritation, and inflammation associated with skin conditions such as eczema or sunburn.
  5. Aromatherapy:

    • Stress Relief: Inhaling the aroma of peppermint essential oil can help promote relaxation and reduce stress. Peppermint oil has invigorating properties that can help clear the mind and improve focus and concentration. Diffusing peppermint oil in a room or adding a few drops to a bath can create a calming atmosphere.

Place of Origin

Egypt - Trade

Botanical Name

Mentha piperita

Form

Leaf cut rubbed

Ingredients

100% Peppermint.
No preservatives, artificial colours, sweeteners or flavours.
Gluten free, dairy free and no added sugar.
Vegetarian/Vegan.

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