This ginger mint tea will help you to avoid indigestion after a large meal. Both ginger and peppermint contain compounds that help soothe and relax the stomach muscles in order to avoid cramping, gas, bloating and other digestive problems.
However, that does not mean that you cannot enjoy the tea throughout the day to quench your thirst, as there are many other health benefits associated with this tea.
Peppermint is a bitter herb, which when taken before a meal can help to increase the metabolism.
As for Ginger, it is a great detoxifier and it warms the body causing it to release stored toxins. It is widely known for giving relief from nausea and other problems within the digestive system. The following link goes into more details in regards to the benefits of ginger mint tea.
1 tsp. Ginger root, freshly grated
5 Peppermint leaves, finely chopped
2 cups hot water
Place your grated ginger root and chopped mint leaves in a tea ball and allow to steep for about 10 minutes in the hot water. If you have a sweet tooth, you may add a natural sweetener such as honey, raw agave nectar or stevia.