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.
|Размер порции: 1 tsp|
|Servings Per Container: About 815|
| -||На порцию||% от суточной нормы|
|Spearmint, cut (leaf)||556 mg||*|
|* Суточная доза не определена|
Constituents of Significance: 50% carvone. Menthol should be absent- its presence is indicative of adulteration with other Mentha species, M. x piperita in particular.