How to Make Moroccan Mint Tea
PREP TIME: 2 MINUTES
COOK TIME: 5 MINUTES
1. Fill a glass half way with mint leaves.
How Can Moroccan Mint Tea Make You Feel Great?
"He who rushes is already dead."
Berber Proverb related to the Moroccan Mint Tea ceremony.
Moroccan Mint Tea is gently sweet, aromatic with a touch of bright bitterness. It's a traditional recipe designed to relax, refresh, and slow you down. Mint itself is penetrating, subtle, clear, etheric, light and dry. Combined with honey it becomes heavy, yet green tea makes it stimulating.
In Morocco, Mint Tea is a way of life. It's ceremonial presentation is central to the country's rich culture. It is said to your lift your spirits and create a sense of well being. This well-being is both emotional and physical- Moroccan Mint Tea offers relief from a wide range of digestive issues, allergies and thick blood that are especially present during the springtime. It even helps bad breath!
Soothes Your DigestionA renowned stomachic for dyspepsia, mint's stimulating and inspiring nature is a traditional remedy for indigestion. It is a carminative, meaning that it both prevents and facilitates the release of gas. Mint relaxes muscle tissue, especially smooth muscle tissue. This antispasmodic ability make it a remedy for symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome. It is used to calm all cases of colic, including colicky peristalsis of the intestines, vasospasm type headaches, bronchospasms, and uterine spasms. A small cup of Moroccan Mint Tea after dinner cleanses the palate, like an after dinner mint, and helps you to feel light after a heavy meal.
Relief from AllergiesMoroccan Mint Tea clears mucus from the upper respiratory tract and open the sinuses. In this way it relieves congestion, and reduces sinus headaches. Honey heats and scrapes mucus, clearing out pressure from your head cold. Mint also cleans the liver and cools the histamine reaction of allergies. This is both a short and long term remedy for allergies.
Weight Loss and Clean BloodGunpowder green tea is a strong diuretic that helps you clear excess water weight. This is very helpful in the spring when the blood feels heavy and allergies begin to flare. Mint's strength as a digestive aid removes many of the symptoms that inhibit strong metabolism and weight loss.
Mint clears all forms of stagnation - in the stomach, blood, gallbladder, lymph, lungs, and even emotions. This ability to clear, along with its diaphoretic quality (releases heat via sweat), improves circulation and metabolism for those who need a little boost.
WHY SHOULD YOU EAT AYURVEDICALLY?Eating Ayurvedically makes you feel nourished and energized. An Ayurvedic diet is tailored to your individual body type and the specific imbalances you are working with at any given time. Foods that supplement your specific body type’s needs and digest easily create your menu. Watch as you eat less but feel more satisfied because what you are eating truly nourishes you. Since Ayurveda believes all disease begins in the digestive tract, food is your first medicine. By eating a healthy diet that’s ideal for your body, you experience optimal health.
Is Moroccan Mint Tea Good for Me?
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How to Use Food AyurvedicallyHOW DOES EATING AYURVEDICALLY MAKE YOU FEEL?
Eating Ayurvedically makes you feel nourished and energized. Food digests with ease when right for your body type (dosha). Healthy digestion is seen as the cornerstone of well-being in Ayurveda. Healthy digestion generally prevents illness. If you do get sick, a strong digestive fire reduces the severity of illness and increases your resilience. It also improves your mood. Once you begin eating Ayurvedically, you will feel refreshed, vital and strong.
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