Barkleys Classic Spearmint is a refreshing yet mild mint with a characteristic spearmint flavour. Less strong than peppermint.
Spearmint is a species of mint originating from the Mediterranean region in Europe.
Spearmint is also referred to as Garden Spearmint, Green Mint, Fish Mint, Our Lady’s Mint, Spire, Green, Lamb, and Pea. Having originated in the Mediterranean region, Spearmint was widely used in Greece as an aphrodisiac. It was also used to scent bath water, clear the voice, and cure hiccups.
Believed to be the oldest of the Mints, for centuries Spearmint has been used for its digestive benefits, often being served with or after meals to prevent or relieve gas, bloating, nausea, and indigestion.