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Spearmint Fine Cut Leaves Dried - Herbal Collection

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Spearmint Fine Cut Leaves Dried - 75 g and 1 kg - Herbal Collection

Mentha spicata



What is Spearmint Tisane? Spearmint tisane is a type of herbal tea made from dried, fine-cut spearmint leaves. Spearmint (Mentha spicata) has a sweeter and milder flavor than peppermint.


Traditional Uses:


Spearmint tisane has been enjoyed for centuries and used for various purposes, including:


  • Digestive Aid: Helps relieve indigestion, gas, bloating, and nausea.
  • Stress Relief: Promotes relaxation and can help ease anxiety.
  • Cold and Flu Remedy: Its menthol content can act as a decongestant and soothe sore throats.
  • Hormonal Balance: May offer some support with regulating hormones in women.
  • Antioxidant Boost: Provides antioxidants that fight cell damage.


How to Prepare Spearmint Tisane


  1. Measure: Use about 1-2 teaspoons of dried spearmint leaves per cup of hot water.
  2. Heat Water: Bring fresh water just to a boil (around 200°F or 93°C).
  3. Steep: Pour the hot water over the spearmint leaves and let them steep for 5-10 minutes.
  4. Strain: Strain out the leaves.
  5. Sweeten (Optional): Add a bit of honey or your preferred sweetener if desired.


Enjoy! Spearmint tea can be enjoyed hot or cold.



Source : http://www.wikiphyto.org/wiki/Spearmint


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plant name


Spearmint, spearmint, sweet mint , Moroccan nana , Moroccan mint


International Latin denomination


Mentha spicata L. or Mentha spicata Huds., Mentha viridis L.


botanical family




Description and habitat



History and tradition


  • It's the mint of restaurateurs and ice cream parlors


Parts used


Dosage forms available



Usual dosages




Main components of the plant



Main components of buds or young shoots


Main components of essential oil





Plant properties



Bud properties


Properties of essential oil





Indications of the whole plant (phytotherapy)


Indications of the bud (gemmotherapy)


Specific indications of essential oil (aromatherapy)


Known or suspected mode of action


Usual formulations


  • Infusion: 10 grams of fresh leaves in a cup of boiling water, infuse for 10 minutes, drink a cup after meals
  • Poultice of fresh leaves: to apply on insect bites or bruises
  • Tonic and refreshing syrup:
    • Ingredients: 2 bowls of mint leaves, one liter of boiling water, 1 kg of sugar
    • Wash the mint leaves, drain them well, put them in a glass container or a heat-resistant pot, pour boiling water, leave to infuse covered for a day. Filter, add the sugar and cook again for another hour over very low heat. Skim and bottle when the syrup has cooled.





Possible side effects and precautions for use


Bibliographic references


  1. Go↑ Wendy Pearson, Ronald S Fletcher, Laima S Kott, Mark B Hurtig. Protection against LPS-induced cartilage inflammation and degradation provided by a biological extract of Mentha spicata. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. May 2010 [1]
  2. Go↑ Haniadka, R., Popouri, S., Palatty, P. L., Arora, R., & Baliga, M. S. (2012). Medicinal plants as antiemetics in the treatment of cancer: a review. Integrative cancer therapies, 11(1), 18–28. https://doi.org/10.1177/1534735411413266 PMID 21821652




Store in a cool, dry place, away from light. Keep tightly closed, away from the reach of Children and pets.

Do not exceed the daily dose.


This product is not intended to prevent or cure any form of illness or disease.

If you are pregnant or nursing ; If you have a medical condition or are in the course of medical treatment ; If you are programmed for theater/operation in the near future, please consult your healthcare practitioner before using this product.


This product cannot replace a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle.


This product has not been evaluated by the SAHPRA for its quality, safety or intended use.


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