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Spearmint, Organic Essential Oil Uses and Benefits

Spearmint, Organic Essential Oil Uses and Benefits

Spearmint, Organic Essential Oil Uses and BenefitsSpearmint, 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
  • Organic
  • 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 primary components include 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. It is pale yellow and greenish in color. Its medicinal properties include antiseptic, carminative, cephalic, antispasmodic, emmenagogue, restorative and stimulant.*

Spearmint oil is used for stimulating and upliftment, of the mind. It contains fewer amounts of menthol and is not tough on the skin compared to peppermint. Spearmint can be used to treat digestive problems such as flatulence, diarrhea, constipation, and nausea.* It also helps relieve hiccups.

It is used to treat headaches, migraines, fatigue, nervous strain and stress.* Spearmint has properties that help in respiratory conditions such as asthma, flu, bronchitis, nasal congestion and sinusitis. It helps treat itching of pruritus, acne, congested skin, dermatitis, and sore gums.* Spearmint helps to release urine retention.*

It can be an excellent pore cleanser when mixed with facial cleansing lotions. Dilute with a carrier oil before applying on skin.

*This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any disease.

Spearmint, Organic Essential Oil Uses and Benefits / Blends

Spearmint essential oil blends well with basil, bergamot, cajeput, eucalyptus globulus, ginger root, grapefruit, lavender, lemon, lemongrass, marjoram, orange, peppermint, petitgrain, pine, rosemary, tangerine, thyme, wintergreen.

Spearmint essential oil can be mixed with massage oil and diluted in a bath, for headaches, migraines, fatigue, sinusitis, stress, asthma, nervous conditions, bronchitis and to relieve itching.*

*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.

 

References

Essential OilSpearmint
Botanical NameMentha spicata
OrganicYes
SourceLeaves
Country of OriginUSA
Method of DistillationSteam