Spearmint, Organic Essential Oil Properties (Mentha spicita)
The fresh, clean aroma of Spearmint essential oil is valued for its invigorating and refreshing qualities. It has a minty, slightly fruity and warm, herbaceous aroma.
- 100% Pure, Concentrated, Undiluted
- Therapeutic Quality
- Steam Distilled from Leaves
- Country of Origin: USA
Spearmint, Organic Essential Oil Packaged
Amber glass bottle with Euro dropper. Tamper proof safety seal. Shrink wrapped.
Background Information on Spearmint, Organic Essential Oil
Spearmint is a mint specie that is grown in Europe, Asia and in parts of North and South America, North and West Africa, as well as in some oceanic islands. Spearmint essential oil has been used for different purposes from ancient times. In historic times, it was used to treat skin problems, digestive conditions, and headaches.
Spearmint essential oil is derived from an herb that grows up to about 1 meter in height with bright lance-shaped green, serrated leaves and pink flowers.
Spearmint, Organic Essential Oil Uses and Benefits
Spearmint essential oils main chemical constituents are cavone, limonene and menthone. Its unique and minty properties allow it to be used as a flavoring in toothpaste and candies. Though similar in aroma to peppermint oil, spearmint oil is sweeter. This oil is pale yellow and greenish in color. Its medicinal properties include antiseptic, carminative, cephalic, antispasmodic, emmenagogue, restorative and stimulant.*
This oil contains fewer amounts of menthol and is not tough on the skin compared to peppermint. It can be an excellent pore cleanser when mixed with facial cleansing lotions. Spearmint helps with itching of pruritus, acne, congested skin, dermatitis, and sore gums.*
Spearmint helps aid digestive problems such as flatulence, diarrhea, constipation, and nausea.* Spearmint is beneficial in release of urine retention.*
Dilute with a carrier oil before applying on skin.
See our references at the bottom of this page for additional information.
*This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any disease.
Spearmint, Organic Essential Oil Safety Tips
Maximum skin use level is 1.7%. May irritate mucous membranes.