This drink simultaneously quenches thirst, refreshes and strengthens the stomach and intestines
Mint tea or mint is the best ally in the fight against the summer heat. This drink simultaneously quenches thirst, refreshes and strengthens the stomach and intestines, emphasizes the Viennese doctor Hademar Bankhofer. At the same time, essential oil of mint and menthol cools and effectively inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria in the intestines.
To make tea was pleasantly aromatic, it is important that when preparing mitigate its bitter taste. Therefore, the first mint leaves should be placed in a suitable container, pour boiling water (for mint is important to know that you never cook, because it loses valuable properties) and after 20 seconds the water spill. Then the leaves are overlaid with new boiling water. Thus prepared tea will have a bitter taste, and can sweeten with a little honey.
This drink is recommended for those who want to keep slim figure. The smell of mint namely, suppresses appetite, and thus prevents the accumulation of excess weight, according to research at the University of Virginia. If inhaled the scent of mint to decorate a cake, or holding the bottle of oil of mint on the table during the meal, the desire for food will be reduced.