Unusual ways to use mint: refreshing tips

By SSPDaily editionJan 18, 2024 20:56 PMLife
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SSPDaily has compiled a list of unique ways to incorporate fresh mint into your daily life. From infusing mint flavor into drinks with ice cubes to enjoying the soothing properties of aromatherapy, this article will introduce you to some refreshing and practical ways to use this versatile herb.

Mint ice cubes

Simply chop fresh mint leaves and place them in an ice cube tray. Fill each compartment with water and freeze. The result is mint-flavored ice cubes that can be added to a glass of water, a pitcher of iced tea, or even cocktails for a deliciously minty beverage with a subtle flavor.

Mint aromatherapy

Start by boiling a small pot of water and add a handful of fresh mint leaves. Let it simmer for a few minutes before turning off the heat. Sitting near the pot, you can inhale the minty steam, which helps clear your sinuses, relieve headaches, and promote relaxation. Additionally, this practice leaves a refreshing minty scent in the kitchen air.

Peppermint face toner

Create a DIY face toner by steeping a handful of fresh mint leaves in hot water for about 10 minutes. Once the mixture has cooled, strain the leaves and pour the liquid into a clean spray bottle. Apply the mint toner to a cotton pad and gently wipe your face with it. Peppermint's natural antioxidant properties can help tighten pores, soothe inflammation, and refresh the skin.

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