Spearmint is a minty, invigorating, slightly sweeter and lighter than peppermint.
Country of Origin: India
Methods of production: Steam Distillation
Properties: Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Carminative, Cephalic, Emenagogue, Insecticide, Restorative and Stimulant substance.
Uses: Used for its uplifting and refreshing aroma, spearmint oil enhances relaxation and relieves headaches. It is beneficial for the mind, providing a boost of positivity and focus. For the body, it is used to treat digestion problems, asthma, acne, insect bites, coughs, improve circulation, and aid in the proper functioning of all organ systems.
Can be used in aromatherapy, oral care, toiletries, and the food industry, as a gentler version of peppermint.
Blends well with: Basil, Birch Sweet, Bergamot, Eucalyptus, Jasmine, Lavender, and Rosemary.
Safety: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.