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Skip uncomfortable tummy tuckers and sip on peppermint tea to look curvy AF

Published on:27 December 2020, 09:30am IST
If you want radiant skin and a perfect body to flaunt this New Year’s Eve, then start drinking peppermint tea today.
Nikita Bhardwaj
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Brew a cup of peppermint tea to beat bloating. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

If you’re wondering whether the dress you had planned to strut around in on new year’s eve is going to fit you or not, then ladies, we have something you’d want to hear right away. We are going to share a foolproof plan that will not just with weight loss, but will reduce bloating as well. The thing is that you’ve to stick to it. Ladies, say hello to peppermint tea. 

You’ll be glad to know that peppermint is known for its soothing properties for the digestive system. The natural oil found in peppermint relaxes the gut, removes gas from the digestive tract, relieves intestinal spasms and hence, reduces bloating. It’s great to accelerate your metabolism, and for reducing excessive acidity from the body. Two cups of peppermint tea a day will keep bloating at bay. 

So, basically no more uncomfy bodysuits or tuckers that won’t let you breathe, because you can totally get a firm belly by sipping on peppermint tea.

But to ensure that it has the right impact, you need to brew it right. Nutritionist Manisha Chopra is going to help you understand how to prep up your cuppa. Let’s go!

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Peppermint tea is the right thing to add in your diet. Image courtesy: Shutterstock
Ingredients

15-20 peppermint leaves

1 tbsp organic honey

Juice of ½ a lemon

300 ml water

Here’s the recipe to make peppermint tea

1. Boil a cup of water.

2. Add 15-20 fresh mint leaves and turn off the heat.

3. Keep them infused for about 10 minutes, till the tea gets fragrant.

4. Strain the mint leaves.

5. Serve warm with a teaspoon of honey and squeeze of lemon.

Ta-da! Enjoy this refreshing cup of peppermint tea.

Here are five more benefits of peppermint tea that Ms Chopra wants to share with you

Peppermint is a highly versatile herb. It offers many benefits for your gut:

1. It improves digestion

Peppermint oil offers several antibacterial and antiseptic properties that help to improve digestion. It is known to relax the muscles in your digestive system.

2. Cures an upset stomach

Peppermint cures stomach-related issues like constipation and motion sickness. The menthol present in peppermint soothes the stomach.

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Peppermint tea will help you deal with gas too. Image courtesy: Shutterstock
3. Peppermint tea aids in weight loss

Peppermint tea keeps you satiated for a longer period of time. This helps you in cutting down your calorie intake during the day and hence, results in weight loss.

4. Boosts the immune system

Known for its antibacterial properties, peppermint helps the body to fight diseases, and boosts your immune system. The antioxidants present in peppermint keeps the body healthy.

5. Relieves menstrual cramps

Peppermint also acts as a muscle relaxant. It is helpful in relieving menstrual cramps in no time.

So ladies, looking great needs some effort, and it’s better you start right away by sipping on peppermint tea daily.

Nikita Bhardwaj Nikita Bhardwaj

Six-pack abs are all that Nikita needs, along with her daily dose of green tea. At Health Shots, she produces videos, podcasts, stories, and other kick-ass content.