Spicy Mint Tea

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


6 servings

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
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 cups water
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 4 whole allspice
  • 2 cups fresh mint leaves
  • Honey, optional


  1. 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.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts: 1 cup (calculated without honey) equals 14 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 9 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: Free food.