Benefits of Moroccan Mint Tea

Benefits of Moroccan Mint Tea


June 3, 2024

Moroccan Mint tea, also known as "Maghrebi mint tea" is a traditional beverage in Morocco since the late 17th century. The tea is a gesture of hospitality and friendship, welcoming guests into a home with a fresh, hot pot of Moroccan Mint Tea.

Moroccan Mint tea contains Chinese green gunpowder loose tea characterized by its rolled, pellet looking appearance, resembling gunpowder grains.

Moroccan mint tea offers several potential health benefits, mainly derived from its ingredients, including green tea, fresh mint leaves:

  1. Supports Liver Function: Regular intake of green tea may help reduce the risk of liver diseases (i.e. fatty liver disease) by promoting liver detoxification and reducing free radicals.
  2. Alleviate Nausea: Mint and peppermint are known for their ability to soothe the tummy helping with indigestion, bloating, and gas. The muscles of the digestive tract relax resulting in smoother digestion.
  3. Relieves Sore Throat: The antibacterial properties in Moroccan Mint Tea aid in alleviating throat discomfort.
  4. Strengthen Immune System: Moroccan Mint tea provides a dose of calcium, magnesium, fluoride, selenium, and copper…all boost the immune system. This can help prevent diseases that attack the body and ensure that you stay healthy.
  5. Boosts Metabolism: Green tea may boost metabolism aiding in weight loss and weight management. Catechins, in green tea, aid in fat oxidation, leading to increased calorie expenditure.  Spearmint aids in weight management by helping you feel full therefore reducing appetite. The aroma of peppermint can help suppress appetite. The process of aiding in weight loss begins before you take the first drink of Moroccan Mint tea.
  6. Improves Circulation: Catechins, a major compound in green tea, prevent vascular inflammation.


DISCLAIMER: The information provided in this article regarding the health benefits of Moroccan Mint Tea is based on research and is intended for educational purposes only. The information contained above is NOT a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Tea consumption can vary in its effects from person to person, and certain teas may interact with medications or be unsuitable for individuals with specific health conditions.  We recommend you always consult with a healthcare professional before making any significant changes to your diet or lifestyle.


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