Spearmint Essential Oil – Wildcrafted
Botanical Name: Mentha spicata
Method of Extraction: steam distilled
Parts Used: flowering tops – First Cutting – Native Variety
Country of Origin: USA
Cultivation Method: Wildcrafted
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DescriptionSPEARMINT ESSENTIAL OIL Although not as popular as peppermint oil, this essential oil is far gentler to use with children and has great benefits on the digestive system. Spearmint oil also helps to relieve flatulence, constipation, vomiting and nausea, intestinal cramps, fevers, and hemorrhoids. Spearmint oil works very well for the respiratory tract to relieve cough, bronchitis, asthma, catarrh and sinus.Unlike peppermint, SPEARMINT does not contain high amounts of menthol. The ancient Greeks used it to scent their bath water and it had a reputation for curing sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrheaSPEARMINT OIL is considered a non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing oilThe therapeutic properties of spearmint oil are antiseptic ( a bacteria buster), antispasmodic, carminative, cephalic, emmenagogue, insecticide, restorative and stimulant.Use SPEARMINT ESSENTIAL OIL for headaches, migraines, nervous strain, fatigue and stress. For female health, it can help to stem the flow of heavy periods . It is also used for urine retention. Spearmint oil is also used for toning the breasts.In aromatherapy, the use of spearmint essential oils is very straightforward – you can either add a few drops to the water in the bathtub, or, you can add spearmint essential oil to your favorite massage lotion or your aromatherapy diffuser. The main reason why it is used in aromatherapy is because M. Spicata possesses the vital antibacterial and antifungal properties. And let’s face it; we all like the pleasant scent that the spearmints possess.
Blends Well With: Basil, Eucalyptus, Jasmine, Lavender, Citrus, Peppermint, and Rosemary.Scent: sweet, mint, warm with fern and back note of herbalContraindications: Generally non-toxic, non-irritant, and non-sensitizing. A few individuals have been sensitive to Spearmint when used externally. Safer for children than peppermint; however it is more mild in action
|Dimensions||3 × 3 × 5 cm|
Possible skin sensitivity. If pregnant or under a doctor's care, consult your physician. Dilution recommended for both topical and internal use. Dilute before using on sensitive areas such as the face, neck, genital area, etc. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid using on infants and very small children.