Categories Food, Groceries Tea, Herbal
Categories Herbs Spearmint
Frontier Natural Products, Cut & Sifted Spearmint Leaf, 16 oz (453 g)
Priced together: $15.84 Priced separately: $17.84
- Mentha Spicata
- Herbal Supplement
A parent of peppermint and one of the oldest mints cultivated, spearmint is used to flavor all types of foods, such as jellies, jams, candies, sauces, desserts and fruit dishes. It is also used to flavor and fragrance toothpaste, mouthwash, lozenges and chewing gum. Spearmint makes a refreshing herbal tea and is delicious iced or hot.
To use as a tea, pour 1 cup boiling water over 1 tsp of herb, cover and steep 3-5 minutes.
Constituents of Significance: 50% carvone. Menthol should be absent; its presence is indicative of adulteration with other Mentha species, M. x piperita in particular.
|Serving Size: 1 tsp|
|Servings Per Container: About 815|
|Amount per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Spearmint, cut (leaf)||556 mg||*|
|* Daily Value not established|