Peppermint’s health benefits are well known. It aids digestion, cools you in hot weather, and warms you up in the cold months. Some take it as a natural medicinal to prevent colds, but most drinkers value it for its refreshing taste.
In ancient Rome women mixed peppermint with honey and ate it after drinking wine to refresh their breath.
Peppermint tea can be enjoyed by itself or added to any other tea you brew. It is a great tonic tea.
There are two major methods of Indian tea processing: Orthodox and CTC. They apply to all types of Indian teas.
The Orthodox method was developed by the British in the 19th Century and it is one of the oldest black tea processes. There are five steps: