Mum and Dad have a large patch of Mint here at home. It's so lush and smells amazing. Last week Mum had a big cut back as it tends to get a little overgrown from time to time.
Despite being delicious and refreshing, fresh mint tea is also good for stomach pain and indigestion so it's a win win if you're someone like me and suffer from time to time in that area.
It's super easy to make and very enjoyable to drink.
Making the tea is as simple as this;
Separate the leaves from a handful of stems - you need a big handful of mint leaves
Place the fresh mint in your teapot and pour freshly boiled water over them.
Allow the mint and water to steep for several minutes.
Using a strainer, pour yourself a lovely, hot, healthy and delicious cup of mint tea.
Mum has such a lovely collection of China I couldnt resist getting a pretty cup and saucer out and enjoying my mint tea in that.
On a little side note, the garden of mint dates back to my Grandmother if not my Great Grandmother. I think that's so lovely...
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