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Spearmint Essential Oil

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100% Pure Spearmint Essential Oil

Botanical Name: mentha spicata

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
  • Add a few drops to your aromatherapy diffuser or vaporizer when you're feeling tired to invigorate the room and your spirits.
  • Cool off in a nice bath by adding a few drops of Spearmint oil to a carrier oil or unscented body was. Dissolve into your bath water.
  • Add a drop to your toothpaste and brush your teeth. Spearmint can help promote oral health. (BE CAREFUL NOT TO INGEST)
  • Add a few drops to water, shake well in a spray bottle and mist yourself after a workout (avoid your eyes). Or, just checkout our After Workout MultiSpray. It's heavy on the Spearmint.
This oil is sourced from

India

History 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, pinenes

Extraction 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
  • Generally non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing.
  • Do not apply undiluted to the skin.
  • Any person with a history of plant or food allergies should read ingredients before using.
  • For external use only. Do not ingest.
  • If you are pregnant, epileptic, have cancer, have liver issues, or any other serious illness, we strongly suggest you consult a medical professional prior to using this essential oil.
  • Always keep essential oils out of reach of children.
  • Keep this oil tightly closed and in room temperature or cooler spot.
Additional Safety Information