A native of the Mediterranean, spearmint was revered by ancient Romans for its ability to 'stir up the mind.' It continues to be savored for its refreshingly clear aroma and soothing qualities. If you find peppermint a bit too cool sometimes, spearmint is definitely for you. This herb has a rounded, slightly smoother and more grounded taste than peppermint, with warming and cooling notes. Very gentle to the palate, and naturally caffeine-free.
This tea contains no caffeine | Steep at 212° for 5-10 minutes.
Our teabags contain the same high-quality tea as our loose-tea offerings. Their pyramid shape gives the leaves plenty of room to unfurl and infuse, placing more flavor in each cup. Enjoy the superior flavor of gourmet tea with the convenience of a disposable bag.
15 full leaf pyramids
Fresh From Origin
Spearmint is an aromatic herb of the mint family, the common garden mint widely used for culinary purposes. It has lax, tapering spikes of flowers similar to peppermint flowers and sharply serrated leaves that are used fresh or dried to flavor many foods. The aroma and taste of spearmint are similar to those of peppermint but smoother and more grounded. Spearmint is an ingredient in several mixed drinks, such as the mojito and mint julep. Sweet tea - iced and flavored with spearmint - is a summer tradition in the South.
Part of herbal garden sampler
Explore a variety of teas with our popular sampler set.
Four teas included are:
chamomile, lemon grass, peppermint, spearmint
4 x 10-cup samples
Questions and Answers
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How much spearmint should I add to gunpowder to make 1 cup of Moroccan tea?
Asked by Jonathan Van Horn
on January 10th, 2018
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