Spearmint Essential Oil
Product Name: Spearmint Essential Oil
Botanic Name: Mentha spicata
Spearmint is a native of the Mediterranean area. A hardy
perennial herb, Spearmint reaches about 1 meter (3 feet) in height. It has
characteristic lance-shaped leaves with pink or lilac-colored flowers.
Aroma therapists claim the therapeutic properties of Spearmint
Essential Oil are: as a local/topical anesthetic, antispasmodic, astringent,
carminative, decongestant, digestive, diuretic, expectorant, stimulant and
restorative. It is also believed to be an uplifting oil, great for alleviating
fatigue and depression.
Spearmint Essential Oil has a fresh minty smell reminiscent of
Peppermint. The major difference is that Spearmint oil is sweeter, and not
quite as harsh.