Peppermint tea is a herbal tea that can be made easily at home with a handful of peppermint leaves-either dry or fresh. Not only does it make a refreshing drink, but it is also a wonderful remedy for acne. Sipping peppermint tea can be an amazing way to boost your immunity the natural way. If you are plagued by those pesky pimples and acne, keep reading to know the benefits of peppermint tea for treating and healing acne-prone skin:

PEPPERMINT TEA TO HEAL ACNE

BENEFITS OF PEPPERMINT TEA FOR ACNE

  • Peppermint tea contains menthol that naturally helps control oil secretion and reduces greasiness.
  • By reducing oil secretion, it helps in keep pores free from clogging, thereby preventing acne.
  • Application of peppermint tea helps soothe discomfort and its cooling properties treat itchiness.
  • Peppermint tea is excellent for boosting our immunity which in turn soothes inflammation and treats the root cause of allergies and irritation.
  • Peppermint has antibacterial properties that retard the growth of bacteria on skin and thus eases the symptoms of acne on skin.
  • Peppermint tea, with its astringent as well as antiseptic properties, helps reduce breakouts and balances pH levels.
  • Peppermint tea also boosts the oestrogen levels, and keeps this hormone that is often linked with acne under control.
  • While placing refrigerated peppermint tea bags on face helps soothe facial acne, taking peppermint tea bath is excellent for acne on your chest, back and arms.

HOW TO MAKE PEPPERMINT TEA

1.Tea With Dry Peppermint Leaves

Things that you need:

  • Dry peppermint leaves- 1 tablespoon
  • Water- 1 cup
  • Honey- 1 tablespoon

Method:

  • Add the peppermint leaves to boiling water.
  • Shut off the heat.
  • Steep for 5 minutes.
  • Strain and add honey to it.
  • Enjoy your cup of refreshing tea.

2.Tea With Fresh Peppermint Leaves

Things that you need:

  • Fresh peppermint leaves- 8-9
  • Water- 1 cup
  • Honey- 1 tablespoon

Method:

  • Boil water and pour the water in a cup.
  • Put the leaves in the cup of water and cover it.
  • Steep for 5 minutes and remove the leaves.
  • Add honey and sip on!

ADDITIONAL TIPS

  • Add lemon wedge to your peppermint tea for extra flavour.
  • Drink peppermint tea twice daily for treating acne effectively.