Rosemary Peppermint Tea

What a great day to stay inside with a hot cup of tea, huh? This rosemary peppermint tea definitely fits the bill!

This is the perfect combination of savory and sweet, and I find the two herbs compliment each other perfectly.

The inspiration for this tea came from studies on the longest lived populations in the world, and their lifestyle habits. Among many other daily habits, they often partake in tea made from herbs they grow in their own gardens – like rosemary and oregano. Herbs and spices have more antioxidants than most other fruits or vegetables (which is why it’s good to use lots of them whenever you can!). It’s thought this may contribute to their lower blood pressures and overall health, despite often living well into their 90s and 100s.

Now, don’t get me wrong. I’m not saying this little cup of tea is going to magically make your high blood pressure go away. But what I am saying is that this MIGHT help. And no matter what it’s tasty and relaxing – which IS good for your blood pressure! Be sure to check out some of my other tips for lowering your blood pressure.

Rosemary Mint Tea, garnished with a blood orange slice

Herbal teas are naturally caffeine free. If you want a little boost, try brewing rosemary peppermint tea with a bag of green or black tea. Enjoy!

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Rosemary Peppermint Tea

Cozy up to this warm and satisfying herbal tea, perfect for cold days or anytime!

Course Drinks
Servings 1 cup

Ingredients

  • 1/2 tsp dried rosemary
  • 1 tsp dried peppermint (or mint of any kind)
  • 8 oz water

Instructions

  1. Bring 8 oz water to a boil.

  2. Meanwhile, use a mortar and pestle to bruise the rosemary a bit. This is optional, but allows the rosemary to release more flavor.

  3. Combine the rosemary and mint in a tea strainer, and steep in the hot water for about 5 minutes. Garnish with an orange or lemon slice if desired.

Recipe Notes

If you want a little caffeine in your tea, try steeping the above ingredients with a green or black tea bag.

6 thoughts on “Rosemary Peppermint Tea

    • January 21, 2019 at 4:53 pm
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      You’re so welcome! I hope you love it!

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  • January 26, 2019 at 2:28 am
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    5 stars
    Tried this a few nights ago. It was very relaxing and soothing. A great way to end the day;)

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    • January 28, 2019 at 6:31 pm
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      Wonderful to hear!!

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  • May 21, 2020 at 4:47 pm
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    5 stars
    This tea is sooooo delicious and very soothing for my intestinal system. Highly recommended it especially after a colonic.

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    • May 21, 2020 at 6:17 pm
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      Hi Elsa! Thanks so much for trying it, and for your review. I’m so happy to hear you loved it! 🙂

      Reply

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