How to Make Peppermint Tea, Bath Salts and all about Peppermint

Posted by Jennifer Dixon on 27th Dec 2023

How to Make Peppermint Tea, Bath Salts and all about Peppermint

Peppermint is a popular herb known for its refreshing aroma and taste. It is a hybrid of watermint and spearmint, and it is widely used in food, medicine, and personal care products. Peppermint is easy to grow and can be added to your herb garden or grown in a pot on your windowsill.

How to Grow Peppermint

To grow peppermint, you will need a sunny location with well-draining soil. Plant the peppermint seeds or cuttings in the soil and water them regularly. Peppermint plants grow quickly and can spread rapidly, so make sure to give them enough space to grow. You can also fertilize the plants with a balanced fertilizer every few weeks to encourage growth.

How to Make Peppermint Tea

Peppermint tea is a refreshing and aromatic beverage that is easy to make at home. Here’s how you can make it:


  • Fresh peppermint leaves
  • Water
  • Honey or sugar (optional)


  1. Boil water in a pot or kettle, and let it cool for a few minutes.
  2. While the water is cooling, rinse the peppermint leaves thoroughly under running water.
  3. Place the peppermint leaves in a teapot or a mug.
  4. Pour the hot water over the leaves, covering them completely.
  5. Let the mixture steep for 5-10 minutes to allow the flavor to infuse.
  6. Strain the tea into a cup using a sieve or a tea strainer.
  7. Add honey or sugar to taste, if desired.
  8. Enjoy your delicious and refreshing peppermint tea!

Peppermint tea is not only delicious, it also has several health benefits. It can help with digestion, reduce stress and anxiety, and improve sleep quality.

How to Make Peppermint Bath Salts

Bath salts are a great way to relax and unwind after a long day. With the addition of peppermint tea, you can add a refreshing scent and extra relaxation benefits to your bath. Here's how you can make bath salts using peppermint tea:


  • 1 cup Epsom salt
  • 1/4 cup baking soda
  • 1/4 cup sea salt
  • 1/4 cup dried crushed peppermint leaves
  • 10-15 drops peppermint essential oil (optional)


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the Epsom salt, baking soda, and sea salt.
  2. Add the crushed peppermint tea leaves to the bowl.
  3. Mix the ingredients together until well combined.
  4. If desired, add 10-15 drops of peppermint essential oil to the mixture and stir well.
  5. Transfer the mixture to an airtight container, such as a mason jar or a plastic container with a tight-fitting lid.
  6. To use, add 1/4 to 1/2 cup of the bath salts to warm running water and stir until dissolved. Soak in the bath for at least 20 minutes to enjoy the relaxing benefits of the peppermint tea bath salts.

Peppermint tea contains menthol, which is known for its ability to promote relaxation and ease stress. The Epsom salt and sea salt in this bath salt recipe can also help soothe tired muscles and ease tension.

So as you can see Peppermint is not only tasty, but loaded with various health benefits. And yes we do sell Peppermint seeds. So just click the link below and start enjoying the wonderful Peppermint herb!

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