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Botanical name: Mentha spicata
Common name: Spearmint
Plant part: Flower head
Extraction method: Steam distilled
Common uses: Spearmint is considered less harsh on the skin compared to Peppermint, even though the two share similar properties.
Strength of aroma: Medium
Aromatic scent: Fresh minty aroma reminiscent of Peppermint. The major difference is that Spearmint oil is sweeter, and not quite as harsh.
Caution: Non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitising. Avoid during pregnancy
Peppermint essential oil is extremely versatile and can be used for a broad range of applications. It?s clearing, antiseptic and anti-infectious action is particularly suited to the relief of headaches, migraine, hay fever, sinus and catarrhal congestion, as well as general coughs and colds. The stimulating aroma helps relieves the symptoms of travel sickness, jet lag and general fatigue, whilst in massage it is particularly helpful with digestive disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome, indigestion, colic, stomach pains, nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea. Effective with emotional states such as mental exhaustion, impatience, indecision, irritability, poor memory, shock, and improves mental clarity and concentration.
5ml, 10ml, 50ml, 100ml
Important Note: Information on the traditional uses and properties of herbs are provided on this site is for educational use only, and is not intended as medical advice. If you have any serious health concerns, you should always check with your health care practitioner before self-administering herbs.