how to make tea from mint leaves

how to make tea from mint leaves

Making Tea with Mint Leaves

Making tea with mint leaves is an easy and delicious way to enjoy the benefits of this versatile herb. Mint is a great source of vitamin A, minerals and antioxidants that offer numerous health benefits. With a few simple supplies and fresh mint leaves, you can make a delicious cup of tea in minutes.

Supplies Needed:

  • Mint leaves
  • Honey (optional)
  • Teacup
  • Teaspoon
  • Kettle or pot


  • Select fresh mint leaves––the greener, the better!
  • Rinse the leaves to make sure they are clean.
  • Place one teaspoon of mint leaves in a teacup.
  • Pour boiling water over the leaves.
  • Allow the tea to steep for 3-5 minutes.
  • Add honey if desired.
  • Strain the tea through a sieve and enjoy your cup of Mint Tea!

Using mint leaves to make tea is a great way to enjoy a soothing beverage and reap the health benefits of this powerful herb. As an added bonus, you can harvest your own mint from a garden or local farmer’s market if you are lucky enough to live near a source.


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