Sen Cha Green Tea Leaf Mints

We all suffer from death breath now and again, I probably get it a little more than others due to my coffee and strange food lovin' habits. Mints somehow usually give me a headache. I've no idea why. The only mint flavoured product I've found that doesn't give me a headache in the past has been Spearmint flavoured Softmints, I know, I know, it's a bit weird isn't it. I found these Sen Cha Green Tea Leaf Mints in Holland and Barratt the other day and despite the initial worry of getting a crappy headache, I can now add them to the list of non headache inducing mintyness, woo hoo!

Sen Cha Green Tea Leaf mints came in three different flavours in my local store: Moroccan Mint, Mango and Chai. I've just googled though and found there is a magnificent looking Dragonfruit flavour too! (that got me a little excited there) I thought I'd play it safe with the original mint flavoured ones though. What appealed to me was the fact that 3 mints equals 1 cup of tea in antioxidants, that's a winner in my book. The tin itself is a handy size to pop in your handbag and they're pretty delightful after a strong cup of coffee to freshen your 'dragon breath'.

The taste of the mints is lovely. A sweet compromise between spearmint and peppermint with a hint of something else (probably the green tea huh?). They're quite tiny in size, but are long lasting. The tin contains so many, I've had them for over a week and they only just look like they're starting to go down. The freshness lasts a good hour afterwards and definitely gives me a little more confidence when out and about when talking to people and I'm no longer worried about making their eyes water with the eau-de-la-poobreath.
At £2.99 a pop they're not cheap for what they are but given how long one tin can last and how they don't give me a headache I will definitely buy them again. Especially if I get my paws onto that elusive dragonfruit flavour, although the Chai looks very appealing right now too!

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12 Comments:

  1. I just spotted you in this week's Look magazine!

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  2. I'd like to give these a go as I love green tea :)

    Great find and congrats about Look Magazine, just saw the above comment.

    Amy xx
    http://alittleboatsailing.blogspot.co.uk/

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    1. They're worth it if only for the antioxidant poweringsss!
      Thank you!

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  3. I really want some of these! I'm a fan of anything with green tea in it, I prefer matcha to sensha but these look like they'd be really handy!

    Danny x
    adventuresafterhours.com

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    1. I bought some matcha from vitalife for baking with, it doesn't brew up very well though, I need a whizzy whisk! I noticed tea pigs started selling it too but it's so damn expensive!!

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  4. Heyyy from your newest follower!

    Oooo delightful! Def need these for my coffee turned musty old wardrobe breath!! Big fan of Holland & Barretts =D

    A wonderful blog you have here. Looking forward to future posts and of course having a nose round the previous!

    Jen xx

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    1. Hellooooo! Hahaha coffee death breath club! Hope you grabbed a nice cup for the bloggy browse around! ;)

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  5. These look really cute and sound delicious, I might just have to get my hands on some! I'm quite tempted by the yummy dragaonfruit and chai flavours.

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  6. Perhaps you are intolerant to aspartame or other artificial sweetener in the mints, causing your headaches.

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  7. I will have to see if they have these at my local one!

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