A cross between watermint and spearmint. Peppermint was adorned as crowns by the Romans, thought by Pliny the Elder to stimulate the mind and soul. At 40% menthol content, Peppermint is intensely minty both on the nose and the palate.
Origin: Europe and the Middle East
Season: Spring harvest
Benefits: Ease nausea, headaches and cold symptoms, aid digestion, boost mental capacity.
20 g (8-10 pots of tea)