9 Science-Backed Health Benefits of 薄荷茶

by 约翰·斯托顿(BASc, BFA) 最后一次更新, 医学上的审查, Emily Wood (RD CDN)

Peppermint tea 是一种由薄荷叶制成的草药冲剂吗?它已经被用于许多药用领域. 它在世界各地都很受欢迎,不仅因为它的清新口感,还因为它的治疗用途. It is popular for its possible ability to relieve headaches, 治疗鼻窦, 缓解消化问题. Moreover, it is also known to be beneficial for your 心理菠菜导航网600 因为它的镇静特性使你放松,释放压力和精神压力.

什么是薄荷茶?

薄荷的学名是薄荷,它是水的混合物 mint and spearmint. It is native to Europe and is used in breath mints, candies, chocolates,糖浆,药物和作为一个 精油 for 芳香疗法. The menthol flavor in this tea appeals most to tea lovers, making it one of the most popular varieties in the world. Few medicinal teas have an unpleasant flavor that you may want to dilute with lemon or honey. 如果你需要浓茶和 caffeine kick of black teas,添加一个好的 不含咖啡因的 herb tea such as peppermint tea is a good idea. [1] [2]

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薄荷茶的好处

人们都知道薄荷茶有镇静作用. 但是这种随处可见的茶对菠菜导航网600的身体还有什么好处呢? Let’s explore some of the medicinal applications of peppermint tea below.

Mint leaves and tea in the cup on a white wooden table

Add a leaf of peppermint to your tea for freshness. 图片来源:在上面

可以缓解压力和头痛

根据发表在《菠菜导航网》上的一篇评论 药学杂志 & Research 能被证明是一种压力终结者吗. Caffeine-free peppermint tea can also help maintain stomach health, allowing you to unwind and relax and letting your stress melt away. 此外,根据 Handbook of 香草和香料 (Second edition), 薄荷茶可能有助于缓解头痛、偏头痛和其他与压力相关的症状. [4]

可能有助于减肥

薄荷茶有助于减肥. 根据一项研究 玛丽Koithan, (Ph.D., RN-C, CNS-BC),等. peppermint is one of the digestive herbs that are used to prepare weight loss 配方. [6] [7]

可以促进睡眠

Research studies suggest that peppermint tea is used to improve sleep. 这是不含咖啡因的所以那些患有敏感睡眠模式的人可能喜欢在睡前喝这种放松的茶. A cup of peppermint tea before bed can also help with insomnia. It may promote sound sleep and also acts as a muscle relaxant. [8]

可能有助于缓解胃部不适

药草及香料手册(第二版) [9], Volume 1, 2012年的研究表明,薄荷茶已被广泛用于治疗各种消化和胃部疾病,包括肠易激综合症, 消化不良, and 便秘.  发表在 欧洲胃肠病学杂志 & Hepatology said that 薄荷油 是一种流行的药物治疗方式,尤其是对肠易激综合症(IBS). [10]

Further, a study on herbal remedies for non-ulcer dyspepsia carried out by Dr. J. 汤普森·库恩,哈佛大学 Sport 和英国埃克塞特大学的菠菜导航网600科学,提到薄荷是非常重要的 food 这样可以减少胃部的炎症. 此外,根据研究,它的好处 drinking peppermint tea also include relief from menstrual cramps and 肌肉痉挛. [11]

如何使用: 你可以使用有机薄荷茶包,因为它们被认为是一种驱风剂,因为它们有助于气体在体内积累.

可能有助于抗幽门螺杆菌活动

由以色列Castillo-Juárez等领导的研究. 研究草药对幽门螺杆菌的作用表明薄荷有抑制作用,可能有助于缓解胃肠道疾病. [13]

薄荷茶的菠菜导航网600益处信息图

Peppermint tea is an herbal infusion made from 薄荷的叶子.

可以提高免疫力

2010年,一项研究发表在 Toxicology & 工业卫生 的抗氧化性质 Mentha species suggested that peppermint can be used as a natural antioxidant. Gokalp Is canon等人的一项研究. 发现薄荷中的薄荷醇具有抗菌特性,可能有帮助 inhibit pathogens. 薄荷油富含 抗菌 properties and may inhibit the growth of bacteria. [14] [15] [16]

Peppermint tea is made using peppermint which according to USDA 含有维生素B, calcium, sodium, phosphorus, potassium, and magnesium. 这些营养物质可以帮助抵抗疾病,发挥必要的功能,保持身体菠菜导航网600工作. [17] [18]

可以对抗口臭

根据2014年的一项研究, the strong, 有机薄荷茶的薄荷味和抗菌特性可以帮助改善你的呼吸. The 抗菌 element may kill the germs that can lead to halitosis, 而茶中的薄荷醇可以掩盖难闻的气味,让你的呼吸清新干净! [19]

此外,根据"《菠菜导航网600》,  [20]the strong, 有机薄荷叶的薄荷醇香和抗菌特性可能有助于改善你的呼吸. 此外,由于其独特的风味,它被用于制备口气清新产品. [21]

可以预防恶心 & Vomiting

When it comes to being sick, few things are as unpleasant as being nauseous. 关于“Antibacterial and antioxidant activities of Mentha piperita L. “ by Dr. Rajinder Singh等人. states that 薄荷和薄荷油 have been used in traditional medicine to treat nausea. [22]

It may reduce the chances of vomiting and nausea, even in the case of motion sickness on a boat or a plane.

可降低胆固醇水平

根据一项动物研究,薄荷可能有助于预防血脂异常或异常高 胆固醇水平 高水平的葡萄糖. Further, a 最近的动物研究 关于薄荷提取物的作用的研究表明,薄荷提取物可以降低有害的低密度脂蛋白胆固醇水平. Higher 胆固醇水平 are associated with cardiovascular diseases like heart 攻击和中风. However, more research needs to be conducted on this. [23] [24]

如何制作薄荷茶?

在家里泡薄荷茶很容易, all you need is a few 薄荷的叶子 (fresh or dried) and water. 让菠菜导航网600来详细看看这个食谱.

Mint leaves and tea in the cup on a white wooden table

薄荷茶的配方

如果有什么东西真的可以让你的神经平静下来,并立即减轻你的压力, 这是薄荷茶. You can prepare it using a tea bag or fresh mint leaves. 在家里做是相当容易的. Let's take a look at the step-by-step process below. 
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成分

  • 10 薄荷的叶子 [27]
  • 250 ml water
  • 1 lemon optional
  • milk [28] optional
  • honey 根据口味

指令

  • 如果你在泡薄荷茶,取10片新鲜的薄荷叶放在水龙头下冲洗. 
  • Once properly rinsed, rub the leaves in between your fingers. By doing so, you will be releasing the flavor of the herb. You can also use a mortar or a pestle to crush the leaves. 另外, 如果你没有上述的工具,你可以用勺子的背面轻轻压碎它们. 确保不要把叶子压碎. 
  • Take a mug, and place the lightly crushed leaves in it. 同时,将250毫升水烧开. Once boiled, allow the water to cool slightly before you pour it in the mug. Remember that, peppermint tea brews well in hot water and not boiling water.   
  • 在让水冷却后,小心地把水倒在薄荷叶上. Once all the leaves are submerged in the water, cover the mug and let it steep for at least 7 minutes. 如果你想让茶更浓,让它浸泡更长时间——大概15分钟左右. 
  • After that, strain the leaves out using a filter or a spoon. You can also add sugar or honey to your tea 根据口味. Furthermore, you can enhance the taste by adding lemon to it.  
    A cup of tea with a couple of mint leaves near it

Notes

如果你没有新鲜的薄荷叶, 你也可以用市场上很容易买到的薄荷茶包来泡茶. 

在哪里可以买到薄荷茶?

在家里准备薄荷茶更容易,使用以下材料之一:

  • 有机薄荷茶,叶袋
  • 有机薄荷叶茶,散装
  • 你还可以买到薄荷味的茶 肉桂茶

你可以很容易地在花草茶商店、超市找到这种茶,你也可以在网上买到. 所以泡好你的茶,抿一小口,放松一下!!

警告: Though peppermint tea is powerful and offers a wide range of health benefits, there are still some possible side effects of having this tea.

一项研究表明,薄荷中的薄荷醇会引起接触性皮炎和过敏性哮喘等过敏反应. The reactions are typically mild but consulting a doctor about possible allergies 总是一个好主意. Besides that, grab some 薄荷的叶子 and get brewing! [29]

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约翰·斯托顿是一位旅行作家, editor, 在美国伊利诺伊大学香槟-厄本那获得英语和综合生物学学位的出版商和摄影师. 他是这家文学期刊的联合创始人, 诺丁汉郡长, and now serves as the Content Director for Stain’d Arts, 一家位于丹佛的非营利组织, Colorado. On a perpetual journey towards the idea of home, 他用文字来教育, inspire, 提升和发展.

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