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Spearmint

Spearmint

Spearmint
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Premium quality, well-rounded flavor with a wonderful up-lifting aroma

Ingredients: organic Spearmint (Mentha spicata)

25g (8-15 cups of tea)
$4.95
100g (35-65 cups of tea)
$12.95
500g (165-300 cups of tea)
$54.95
2kg (670-1300 cups of tea)
$186.95

Instructions

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

Spearmint

Premium quality, organically grown Spearmint. Refreshingly minty, naturally sweet, well-rounded flavor, peachy mint aftertaste. Enjoy this herbal infusion hot or iced.
Cooling, refreshing and uplifting, spearmint is one of the most popular of all the mints. It has a cool, refreshing flavour, milder than that of peppermint and pleasantly minty and sweet aroma. Spearmint may help to relieve symptoms of digestive problems, by relaxing the stomach muscles, reducing symptoms of nausea, and other digestive problems.

Tasting Notes

Certification: Organic
Aroma: Minty, sweet
Infusion Aroma: Minty
Infusion Color: Golden
Base flavor: Minty (sweet, refreshing mint), peach and melon
Infusion Strength: Medium-strong

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From the Shanti Tea Canada Blog

The Herb That Cannot Be Vanquished - by Richard Isaac

The Herb That Cannot Be Vanquished

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...

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