- Fresh mint is an herb which helps our digestive system by relaxing the various muscles and can help reduce bloating
- Mint provides an essential oil which can be extracted through chemical process. This oil can be used to relieve tension related headaches and soothe irritated skin.
- Mint tea has a refreshing aroma which makes it “an energy booster”, great for students or people in the workplace.
- Peppermint tea can help relieve nasal congestion by clearing the passages of mucus
Fun Fact #1 The Ancient Romans believed that eating mint would increase intelligence.
Fun Fact #2 One drum of mint oil, weighs about 400 pounds, and can flavor about 5 million sticks of gum or 400,000 tubes of toothpaste.
1 cup water
1 fresh or frozen medium banana
1 cup fresh or frozen strawberries
1 cup spinach, kale, or other leafy green
1 tablespoon dried and powdered down mint leaves, or 6-8 fresh mint leaves
A little honey, maple syrup, or stevia to sweeten (optional)
Place all of the ingredients into your high-speed blender and blend away for around 30-45 seconds or until nice and smooth.
Vitamin A: 10% RDA
Vitamin C: 172% RDA
Vitamin K: 186% RDA
Calcium: 7% RDA
Iron: 10% RDA