About Mint Leaves
Spearmint (Mentha) is a widely used flavoring. There are over 600 varieties of mint, many of which taste quite similar to each other. The Dried Spearmint comes in small dark green/brown pieces with a fresh sharp flavor. Spearmint has many culinary applications and also many medicinal uses. An infusion of Dried Mint can be a useful digestive aid as well as helping with concentration and giving a mental boost. Mint is also well known as an important breath freshener. The country of origin for our mint is Egypt.
Spearmint has many common uses such as herbal teas, beverages, jellies, syrups, candies, and ice creams. It's also delicious when added to oven roasted potatoes, candied carrots, grain salads like tabbuleh or stuffings for vegetables and poultry.
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