Frontier Natural Products, Cut & Sifted Spearmint Leaf, 16 oz (453 g) (Discontinued Item)
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- 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|
iHerb Customer Reviews
I purchased this spearmint leaf to combine it with my nettle leaf tea to improve the flavor profile and it certainly did. I'm really happy with this purchase.
Posted by HonestReviewsHere on Mar 22, 2015
This is only used as a medicine in my case. I rarely get a heartburn or bad movement but when I do, I just brew two teaspoons of this and the pain goes away immediately after finishing the cup. Not kidding. Also it's so soothing and helps me sleep when I can't, not to mention it smells nice. Spicy foods is now possible :) I suggest going for the organic version, though.
Posted by 5682859589684164421 on Nov 24, 2014
Very drinkable and I'm not a huge fan of herbal teas. If you are buying as a beverage I can imagine that it could be used as a culinary tool for many things. Houmous? My daughter and I bought it for its reputation for neutralizing androgens. We drank it every day for her PMS week to ward off menstrual migraine and it worked. I'm 54 and I hope it will bring an end to the moustache that my body had plans on growing.
Tasty and good value
Posted by 5676274438216600782 on Mar 14, 2014
Get yourself a strainer and you can enjoy this product which is fresher than the bags you'll find in supermarkets.
Posted by 5416189313779537639 on Jan 20, 2014
it smell like certain brand of gum and it blend well with nettle leaves.