Common Name: Spearmint
Botanical Name: Mentha spicata
Plant Part: Leaves, Stems, and Buds
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Oil Type: Essential Oil
Aroma: Minty, sweet, green, cool
Appearance: Clear to pale yellow
Blends Well With: Basil, Bay Laurel, Benzoin, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Eucalyptus (any), Ginger, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Lavandin, Lavender, Lemon, Lemon Tea Tree, Lime, Marjoram, Orange (any), Peppermint, Rosemary.
Description: You may know Spearmint best by having it in gum or toothpaste. It is quite popular in food and dental products. Spearmint essential oil smells just like the Spearmint you may have used to trying in food products or dental products, just stronger.
Spearmint is more than an additive for food and dental products, and it's more than a oil to add to your diffuser to give you energy or open up your breathing passages; it's much more. Spearmint is an antioxidant and is antimicrobial. Spearmint has also been used for headaches, nausea, respiratory issues, fever, skin issues, and antifungal. Spearmint has even shown promising results shrinking tumors.
This Spearmint contains 65% carvone, which is the natural compound that makes Spearmint smell like, well, Spearmint. This gives you a strong Spearmint aroma, but not overbearing. It's milder than Peppermint, so if peppermint is too strong, or you're simply looking for a different type mint, Spearmint would be a great option. If you love minty essential oils or are seeking some of the awesome benefits Spearmint has to offer, order some today!
IMPORTANT: FOR SAFETY PURPOSES, THIS PRODUCT IS FOR AROMATHERAPY-USE ONLY. Unless you have received clearance from a qualified medical professional, use only for aromatherapy. Any essential oil that is used topically should be well-diluted to prevent irritation and/or other possible side effects. Always perform a skin patch test before using topically to test for allergies and/or sensitivities. This product should not be used during pregnancy or used by anyone with a medical condition without first consulting your physician or other qualified medical professional. For more general information on essential oils, click here.
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