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Spicy Mint Tea

 Spicy Mint Tea
In the old days, a steaming cup of mint tea was said to dispel headaches, heartburn and indigestion. I don't know about that, but I do know that this tea refreshes me every time.—Ione Banks, Jefferson, Oregon
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


  • 6 cups water
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 4 whole allspice
  • 2 cups fresh mint leaves
  • Honey, optional


  • Bring the water, cinnamon, cloves and allspice to a boil. Boil for 1
  • minute. Stir in mint leaves. Remove from heat and steep for 5
  • minutes. Strain into cups. Sweeten with honey if desired. Yield: 6
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup (calculated without honey) equals 0 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 0 carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 0 protein. Diabetic Exchange: Free food.