Herbal brews are made roughly in the same proportions as traditional teas, with boiling water. As the dried herbs are a pure, dried product they can also be used for culinary purposes. A most highly valued herb since Biblical times when it was first used medicinally. Curatively it is said to have many uses, it helps upset stomach, nausea, lack of appetite, poor circulation, rheumatism, chills and influenza. If you've got it.......Mint will cure it!