Spearmint Essential Oil is the distillation of the popular Spearmint herb.
While not widely used, For some people, Spearmint is a good alternative to Peppermint, as it is fresher and less harsh than Peppermint. It's also a safer option for children.Uses of Spearmint Essential Oil
IndiaHistory and Background
Spearmint has been a popular oil for centuries, originating from Mediterranean Sea region. It's popular in both holistic and Ayurvedic medicine to help treat a variety of issues and problems.
Its refreshing and energizing aroma is said to promote and encourage better communication. Spearmint Essential Oil is mood uplifting and perfect for relieving mental fatigue.Physical Description
Yellow to olive in color with a thin, watery consistency.Aromatic Description
Warm, spicy-herbaceous, minty aroma. Spearmint is fresher and less harsh than Peppermint. It's a culinary favorite because of its appealing aroma and taste (DO NOT INGEST THIS OIL!) and is commonly used to garnish drinks and dishes.Biological Makeup and Components
L-carvone (50-70%), dihydrocarvone, phellandrene, limonene, menthone, menthol, pulegone, cineol, linalol, pinenesExtraction Technique
Steam distillation from flowering tops.Information for Aromatherapists
Spearmint Essential Oil is a top note and blends well with Basil, Eucalyptus, Jasmine, Lavandin, Lavender, Peppermint, and Rosemary. Use up to 5-15% in blends.
Our Spearmint Essential Oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers or carrier oils.Cautions