Happy weekend friend! Are you ready for NEW digestive-friendly recipe?! Because it’s here!
This one was so fun to create and drink! It’s on point for just a summer refresher, but especially if your tummy and digestion isn’t always on point. Peppermint has been my favorite go to for several years easing my hormonal nausea, consistent tummy pains, acid reflux, and calming my digestive and hormonal cramps.
Go make this! The whole family will 🧡💚💛 it!
- Chopped fresh mint leaves: ½ C
- Chopped fresh ginger (or ¾ tsp of pre-ground ginger) : ⅓ C
- Sweetener: ¼ C
- Boiling water: 3 C
- Fresh lemon juice: 1/4 C
- Cold water: 3 C
- Ice cubes
- Fresh mint leaves
- Lemon slices
- Combine chopped mint, ginger, and sweetener in medium bowl. Add boiling water. Let steep 20 minutes and cover with aluminum foil trap heat.
- Strain in its own bowl. Add lemon juice and cold water to the mint mixture.
- Fill glasses with ice cubes. Add lemonade. Garnish with mint leaves and lemon slices and serve.
Nutritional Benefits & Health info
Mint is a calming and soothing herb that has been used for thousands of years to aid with upset stomach and indigestion. Mint can increase bile secretion and encourage bile flow, which assists healthy digestion.
Ginger is a natural go to remedy for upset stomach and nausea caused by motion sickness, hormonal imbalance, surgery, or chemotherapy.
Lemon juice’s structure is similar to the digestive juices found in the stomach, it encourages the liver to produce bile, and assists in healthy digestion. Lemon in water may also helps relieve indigestion or ease an upset stomach.
This page provides information from my personal experience and education only. It is not to be considered medical advice. I’ve tried my best to keep the information contained in this post as accurate and updated as possible, but I make no guarantee of the accurateness of the same.