In a saucepan, place all of the ingredients and bring to a boil. Take it off of the heat and let it cool. Strain out the leaves and stems and store in a jar in the refrigerator until you are ready to use it.
For a chocolate mint liqueur, mix 1 part of this syrup with 1 part of vanilla vodka.
For great iced tea or coffee use it to sweeten instead of sugar.
For a special treat, pour it over a slice of plain pound cake, ice cream or pancakes.