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Peppermint

Peppermint

Peppermint
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Cooling and refreshing, a lively minty taste with a hint of spice.

Ingredients: Peppermint
25g (8-15 cups of tea)
$5.95
50g (16-30 cups of tea)
$9.95
100g (35-65 cups of tea)
$16.95
500g (165-300 cups of tea)
$70.95
2kg (670-1300 cups of tea)
$243.95
35g Tin - Loose leaf (30-35 cups of tea)
$9.95

Instructions

  • Serving Size: 1.5g /cup
  • Steeping Temp: 100°C
  • Steeping Time: 5 mins.
  • Certification: Organic
  • Origin: USA
  • Caffeine: Caffeine Free

Peppermint

Peppermint is an herbal tisane that is naturally caffeine free. It has a strong aroma, a sweet refreshing flavor with a cool aftertaste, and makes a relaxing aromatic drink. It can be enjoyed hot or iced. Hot peppermint tea makes a great after-meal drink, as it is known to help with digestion and soothe upset stomachs. Make sure to keep tea covered while steeping so that the health promoting essential oils don't evaporate.

Story, Folklore, History...

The Origin of Mint:Legend has it that Hades, God of the Underworld, fell in love with a beautiful water nymph named Minthe. In a jealous fury, his wife Persephone transformed the nymph into a plant, and stepped on her out of revenge. While Hades could not save the nymph, he was able to make the plant release a delightful scent so that the more she was stepped on, the sweeter she would smell.

Tasting Notes

Certification: Organic
Aroma: Minty
Infusion Aroma: Minty
Infusion Color: Golden Brown
Base flavor: Minty (spicy mint)
Infusion Strength: Medium-strong

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This is without a doubt the most fresh tasting peppermint I’ve ever tried, and I love it! I use it in many different tea mixes and I haven’t found one combination yet that I don’t like.

Submitted on February 2, 2018 by ginnylynn
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I was gifted a large bag of peppermint (along with several other varieties) several months ago. I use this when I’m feeling a little off - perfect for allergies!

Submitted on May 5, 2017 by misseva
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Love peppermint!
Minty and sweet

Submitted on November 11, 2016 by Tea man
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Love this tea,  one of my daily go-to’s smile

Submitted on November 11, 2016 by Alana
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I love this to drink and I put it in the bath as well for the nice aroma!! add some essential oils and you’re all set! great during sinus problem season!

Submitted on September 9, 2016 by Nicholas Canning
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Great tasting!  I add this when doing my healthy tea mix to mask the flavour of some items.

Submitted on March 3, 2015 by Stephanie
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Makes a lovely cup of peppermint tea!!

Submitted on October 10, 2014 by cornishk45@gmail.com
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This is a good quality, fresh peppermint.

Submitted on September 9, 2014 by Jocelyne
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Refreshing, just your classic peppermint. Fairly strong flavour.

Submitted on May 5, 2014 by paigerama
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My go to after heavy meals, or when I feel tired and headachy. I like mine with milk and honey:-)

Submitted on December 12, 2013 by Henrike
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Love, love,love this tea! Its so refreshing!

Submitted on November 11, 2013 by SaraWhite
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This is a great evening tea. I add it with my Chamomile tea for a relaxing and soothing beverage.

Submitted on November 11, 2013 by johnnydm
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Can’t go wrong with peppermint. I usually add a bit of peppermint or lemon balm to other herb teas to make them taste better. Peppermint tea is my favourite after a late (or heavy) meal to aid digestion.

Submitted on February 2, 2013 by Henrike

From the Shanti Canada Tea Blog:

Hospitality Ritual Extraordinaire: Moroccan Mint

Hospitality Ritual Extraordinaire: Moroccan Mint - by Shanti Tea

Even if you haven’t traveled the world, you likely know about the storied place mint tea holds in Moroccan culture. Just the name Moroccan Mint brings to mind the labyrinthine markets and smoky bazaars of Marrakesh, the sand-swept deserts and the jade oases of the countryside. Is there any sight more marked of hospitality than the standard mint tea pour, starting at the base of the cup and rising to head level in one continuous, unbroken steaming stream, spilling nary a drop?

In fact, no combination of place, beverage and welcome have formed quite the famous triplet as Morocco, mint tea and the tea ceremony that takes place on special occasions. It used to take place more frequently, but is now reserved for honored guests or specific days. It goes like this:

The host will sit in front of a tray on which there are two teapots and ornate teacups. On the table are the ingredients: boiling water, green tea, mint leaves, and sugar (which is typically added to this drink, though it...

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