Spearmint tea is a particularly gentle remedy that is safe for pregnant women to use to alleviate nausea and morning sickness. The herb has carminative action and, as a result may relieve flatulence, symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome and bowel and abdominal pains.
Add loose tea (1 to 2 teaspoons per cup, 250ml) to a teapot, or infuser basket. Pour very hot water (not boiling) over the tea and let it infuse for up to 3 to 5 minutes. Strain leaves from the teapot before pouring. Add honey or a slice of lemon to taste. Enjoy!
Seek professional health advice if pregnant, lactating, suffering from a medical condition or taking medication before supplementing.