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(Peppermint Leaves, Dried) Dried peppermint leaves are a wonderful addition to many ethnic recipes such as Armenian and Greek. The thing we like most about dried peppermint leaves is that they retain a strong peppermint aroma, which makes it great for making mint tea. It is most commonly thought of as a flavoring for tea, candy, ice cream (hopefully vegan), and other products such as toothpaste. Peppermint is a cross between spearmint and watermint, which grow in the wild, but is mostly cultivated today. It was first catalogued in England in 1753. We could not find any complete nutritional information for dried peppermint leaves, so we have included only the values for fresh peppermint leaves. We believe that the nutritional information for 1 teaspoon of dried peppermint leaves would approximate the values for the 2 tablespoons of fresh leaves (without the water).
National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference
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The above recipe is in keeping with God's creation intent (Genesis 1:29-31): 'Then God said, "I give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth and every tree that has fruit with seed in it. They will be yours for food. And to all the beasts of the earth and all the birds of the air and all the creatures that move on the ground-- everything that has the breath of life in it-- I give every green plant for food." And it was so. God saw all that he had made, and it was very good.' (NIV) Let no animal suffer or die that we may live!