Spearmint is grown for its aromatic and carminative oil,
referred to as oil of spearmint. It grows well in nearly all temperate
climates. Gardeners often grow it in pots or planters due to its
invasive spreading roots. The plant prefers partial shade, but can
flourish in full sun to mostly shade. Spearmint leaves can be used
whole, chopped, dried and ground, frozen, preserved in salt, sugar,
sugar syrup, alcohol, oil, or dried.
Taste & Aroma: Minty
Typical uses: It can be used to
treat a variety of digestive ailments, including stomachache and
gas. Recent research has shown that spearmint tea may be used as a
treatment for hirsutism (excessive hair growth) in women.
INGREDIENTS: Mint Flakes - Spearmint