Spearmint Leaf C/S, Organic, 1/2 lb.

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Mentha spicata  |  Origin: United States
$9.95
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USDA Organic

Spearmint, of the order Mentha spicata, is a native of Europe and Asia, but grows well in most climates in North and South America. It is a favorite culinary herb as well as a popular tea.

Slightly sweeter than classic peppermint, Spearmint Tea has a rounded flavor that boasts of both cooling and warming overtones- an irresistible, minty perfection. Spearmint Tea can be enjoyed hot or cold, and serves as a sweet, refreshing treat that will have you coming back for more.

Brewing Recommendation:

1. Heat 1 cup of water to 208 degrees. 
2. Add 1-3 teaspoons of tea into a tea strainer. 
3. Pour water over herbs and steep for 15 mins. Remove tea strainer and herbs. Sweeten if desired and enjoy!


Common Name: Spearmint

Excerpts from Nutritional Herbology
Contains aromatic compounds that increase the production of digestive fluids and enzymes, relieve smooth muscle spasms, increase blood circulation, promote sweating, relieve pain and are antiseptic. It also contains astringent compounds that shrink inflamed tissues.

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