- Serving Size: 2.5g /cup
- Steeping Temp: 100°C
- Steeping Time: 5 mins.
- Certification: Organic
- Origin: South Africa
- Caffeine: Caffeine Free
A refreshing and delightful blend, that can be served hot or cold, any time of the day. This simple blend of African honeybush and spearmint produces a cool and refreshing caffeine-free iced tea, with a light-amber colored infusion. Tasty and easy to drink, any time of the year!! This blend is caffeine free and full of antioxidants.
Tasting NotesCertification: Organic
Aroma: Sweet mint
Infusion Aroma: Light mint
Infusion Color: Deep Amber
Base flavor: Mint
Infusion Strength: Medium-light
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From the Shanti Tea Canada Blog
The Herb That Cannot Be Vanquished - by Richard Isaac
Mint: not only something to brush your teeth with or adorn the tea tables of old ladies playing bridge. This delicious Old World herb has a myriad of uses in cuisine, herbology and medicine, and popular mythology.
Though spearmint is a common enough ingredient in many gardens throughout the world, known for its sweet smell and tendency to be invasive, it is also known for the fact that it makes one of the most delicious teas around. Luckily, it’s spicy flavor and easily recognized pungent smell are only heightened by the addition of another herb to this blend.
African mint tea is a very simple mix of spearmint and honeybush, which is another of the most common tea-making ingredients. Similar to rooibos in nature, honeybush has a naturally sweet flavor (hence the name) and grows only in limited areas of South Africa’s southwest and southeast corners. It is commonly used on...