Peppermint Leaf

Mentha Peperita

  • Rank Wind Summoning Fish

    Better than some mint teas I have tried, but just doesn't hit the mark mintiness wise for me.

  • Rank Courageous Goat

    Fresh, not too light. Way more depth than the supermarket standard, nothing wishy washy about this full mouth flavour.

A premium Peppermint leaf tisane generally used as a digestive aid and to refresh the palate. Perfect after a meal.

Dried Peppermint tastes different to fresh mint tea. What you lose in the freshness you gain in a caramel warmth which contrasts with the abundant mintiness.

Peppermint is a great way to soothe IBS, upset stomach, and colonic spasms. It can help with flatulence so have a cup after a particularly rich meal! It can be used safely for children suffering from colics.

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