Moroccan Mint (green tea)

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Organic Moroccan Mint Green Tea

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  • 3.4 oz Tin $18.95
  • 0.7 oz Sample $3.95
  • 2.0 oz Pouch $8.95
  • Two x 2 oz Pouch $16.11
  • 8.0 oz Pouch $26.95
  • 1.0 lb Pouch $42.95
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To create our organic Moroccan Mint tea, we start with our organic Chinese Gunpowder tea and blend in heaps of fresh organic peppermint leaves from Oregon state.

Traditionally this tea is served with copious quantities of sugar. We prefer it straight or with a bit of agave nectar which gives this tea even more body and richness. Crisp, naturally cooling and refreshing, and makes a very nice and potent iced tea!

Intense flavor with moderate caffeine.

Organic and Fair Trade

2.0 oz Pouch $8.95 - 30 servings 30¢ per cup | 3.4 oz Tin $18.95 - 51 servings 37¢ per cup

Customer Reviews

  1. June 1, 2012 Review by Abby
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    Every sip of this great tea wakes you right up! I enjoy it iced for a refreshing escape from the hot Texas sun. Fresh and clean tasting - don't even need to bother with sugar!

  2. December 19, 2011 Review by Claire
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    A sensationally awakening minty delight. The Moroccan Mint tea is a festive winter blend. The Turkish Spice Mint is a great alternative, an herbal version of the minty goodness.

  3. May 17, 2009 Review by Roberta C.
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    Green tea with mint. How can you go wrong?

  4. January 26, 2009 Review by Mary H.
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    A very good moroccan mint tea blend. The green tea tasted especially fresh, I need to buy more for gifts.

  5. January 4, 2009 Review by Ray
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    I would like a touch more mint, but this is a very good quality tea.

  6. January 3, 2009 Review by Stephen
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    Not bad, had better.

  7. November 30, 2008 Review by Jesse
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    Pinhead gunpwder! Is that a tea?!? I know what mint is but what is the other? Whatever it is it tastes good.

  8. July 20, 2008 Review by Bruce
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    Iced tea at its finest.

  9. May 24, 2008 Review by Nora
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    Charming little tea. Doesn't need suger. But I put it in anyway.

  10. April 19, 2008 Review by Cutis S.
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    A great morrocan mint tea.

  11. February 22, 2008 Review by Tori
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    I like spearmint better. But this is okay.

  12. January 28, 2008 Review by Kevin
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    Soothing and mellowing tea with a nice little kick.

  13. January 26, 2008 Review by Miriam
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    My favorite MM. Smooooothy highly recomended.

  14. December 29, 2007 Review by Jennifer
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    Thankyou for the free sample!

  15. November 26, 2007 Review by Alison
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    Minty goodness. Thank you for the great tea sample.

  16. September 16, 2007 Review by Gwen
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    I got this as a free sample and didn't expect much and was blown away by how easy to drink and crisp and refreshing it was. Thank you zhi peeps!

  17. September 8, 2007 Review by Amy Rye
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    Thank you for another great tea!

  18. August 26, 2007 Review by Katie
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    Bitter and twisted. I had to throw it out.

  19. August 3, 2007 Review by Gloria
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    Faboo.

  20. August 1, 2007 Review by Florence
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    Thank you, I like this tea.


Water: 195°F | Leaves: 1 tsp per 6 ounce cup | Infusion Time: 2 -3 minutes

Basic Steeping Tips
- Use filtered or spring water, whenever possible
- Don’t over-boil water
- Remove leaves after recommended time (adjust to taste)
- If you want stronger tea, use more leaves instead of steeping for a longer time
Leaves can be re-steeped 2-3 times resulting in various flavor differences. Don’t throw out those leaves until they have given it all up!
Green tea has been researched a great deal over the last 20 years. Results indicate that the catechins in green tea are responsible for a lowered risk of heart disease, lowered risk of cancer (especially prostate and breast), and potential reduction in onset of Alzeheimer's.
Moroccan Mint tea is exceptionally popular in Morocco. It is at the heart of any social gathering, from an informal visit to a neighbor to a lavish soiree. It is not just drunk during mealtimes, but also served throughout the day. Unlike Moroccan food, which is prepared mainly by women, tea is traditionally prepared by men, usually the head of the house. When this tea is served to guests, a minimum of two cups must be drunk so as not to offend the host.

Moroccan Mint tea is made from Gunpowder tea, and mint and honey or sugar is added to it after brewing. Traditionally, the tea is served three times, as goes the famous Moroccan proverb:

“The first glass is as bitter as life,
the second glass is as strong as love,
the third glass is as gentle as death.”

It is believed that green tea was first introduced to Morocco during the 18th century and spread throughout the country in the mid-1800s. It is said that Sultan Moulay Ismail, the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty, received many bags of tea by European envoys in order to release European prisoners.

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