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NameThatCandy

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Hi,

I have a lot of dried spearmint, I am thinking to brew some spearmint tea and replace water. Do I replace 100% water? and how much dried spearmint do I need for 2 lb batch?

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Just like how you brew tea to drink. You can use a tea bag size and brew it. And use the water regularly in the soapmaking process
 
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Don't be too disappointed if the scent of the tea doesn't come through. The lye monster may be a little tough on the tea. Using spearmint and peppermint EO's wold reinforce the scent nicely.

If you add the leaves - they will probably turn dark brown eventually - but you could start with a tsp up to a TBLSP per pound of oils depending on the effect you want.

Let us know how it turns out! Don't you love experimenting?

Marr
 

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I just found out my Peppermint EO is low, I am thinking to mix Peppermint EO with Lemon EO. Also, I plan to put some spearmint leave on the top of the soap.

What do you think?
 

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