Sunday, October 18, 2020

Fresh Mint In Black Tea

It is a common practice to add fresh mint to black tea in Middle Eastern countries. The term "mint" is a general term for many plants in Mentha family that includes spearmint, peppermint, and more.

Peppermint is one of the most popular mint leaves which is added to black tea, while another important one is spearmint. Peppermint is used as a flavoring in breath mints, candies and other foods. By adding peppermint leaves it will black tea refreshing tastes and aroma.

Peppermint leaves contain several essential oils including menthol, menthone and limonene. The essential oil extracted from peppermint leaves are used in many food, cosmetic and pharmaceutical products.

Menthol gives peppermint its cooling properties and recognizably minty scent. Peppermint leaves is best known for its flavoring and fragrance properties.
Fresh Mint In Black Tea

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