Moroccan Mint Green Tea Blend is made from the following organic ingredients: Gunpowder green tea and peppermint.
The “gunpowder” refers to the compression of the dried tea leaves into tiny pellets; the more compact, the better the quality. So not to worry that there is any “actual” gunpowder, as the term only refers to the shape of the tea leaf. Also, slight sheen to the gunpowder tea is generally desirable.
Traditionally Moroccan mint tea is cooked for a long period of time and tons of sugar are added to combat bitterness. One recipe we read touted 7 Tablespoons of sugar for a 6 cup teapot- Yikes! Fresh spearmint is cooked into the brew when available, otherwise dried peppermint.