Botanical Name: Mentha spicata
Country of Origin: USA
Cultivation: Ethical Farmed
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Distillation Date: Oct 2017
Minimum Shelf Life: 5 years
Plant Part: Leaf
Perfume Note: Top
Aroma: Fresh and minty, similar to peppermint but slightly sweeter
Blends well with: Basil, Eucalyptus, Jasmine grand, Peppermint, Rosemary
Spearmint essential oil is not as popular as peppermint but is said to be milder so is good to use with children. Spearmint essential oil is wonderful to energize the mind and body. Used in an oil warmer, a few drops in the bath or blended as a massage oil or cream, Spearmint essential oil is good for use with vomiting, colic, headaches, migraines, nerves, stress, asthma, bronchitis, sinusitis, catarrh, to relieve itching and helps with acne, dermatitis and congested or greasy skin.
During the medieval times spearmint was used to heal sore gums and also to whiten teeth. Spearmint is a lovely oil to add in a bath for a fresh and energizing effect.
: acne, dermatitis, congested skin, asthma, bronchitis, catarrhal conditions, sinusitis, colic, dyspepsia, flatulence, hepatobiliary disorders, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, headache, migraine, nervous strain, neurasthenia, stress, colds, fevers, flu
: Oil diffusers, potpourri, as a blending ingredient for adding pure essential oil essence to massage oil, perfume, bath oil, bath salt, bath and shower gels, spa treatment oils and creams, soap making, candle makingContraindications
: A few individuals have been sensitive to Spearmint when used externally. Considered a safer and milder alternative to Peppermint pure essential oil to use with children. Spearmint pure essential oil is a mucous membrane irritant.