Spearmint Essential oil
Spearmint Essential oil
Botanical name:
Mentha spicata
Country of Origin:
Part Used:
Fresh flowering tops or whole plant
Method of Extraction:
Steam distillation
Medicinal Use:

Stimulant, antispasmodic, carminative. When your mind is tired and in need of stimulating and upliftment, then spearmint oil is the one for you, and although it has very many properties in common to that of peppermint oil, it contains only small amounts of menthol and is far less harsh on the skin and ideal for use in children.

It is very useful to deal with digestive problems including flatulence, constipation, diarrhea and nausea, as it relaxes the stomach muscles and also relieves hiccups.

Furthermore, it helps with headaches, migraines, nervous strain, fatigue and stress, as well as for the respiratory tract; helping with asthma, bronchitis, catarrh and sinusitis. On the skin it can relieve the itching of pruritus and helps with acne, dermatitis, congested skin and sore gums.

For female health it can help to stem the flow of heavy periods and leucorrhoea and releases urine retention.Aromatherapy properties: Refreshing, mental stimulant, energizing, used to enhance well-being of digestive and respiratory system. Relieves bad breath. Good nerve tonic that helps with mental fatigue and nervous stress.

How To Use:

Use in a diffuser to freshen your environment. Add 2-3 drops to a bowl of hot water to inhale the fragrant steam. If scenting Aroma Free body care or plant oils (“carrier oils”), use approx. 5 drops per 1/2 oz. of product for a fresh smelling, cooling product.Spearmint is a GRAS approved food additive and is a great spice for desserts, syrups, joghurt dishes etc. Please be aware that you will likely need less than a drop per dish. You may want to decrease concentration by blending it with plant oil, and always measure the drops first before adding them to the dish. You can also flavor syrup or honey with Spearmint and add it to water or herbal tea for a delightfully fresh minty flavor.

Specific Safety information:

No known toxicity. GRAS (Generally Regarded As Safe) approved by the FDA as food flavor. Avoid high concentrations in skin care, since it can cause a burning sensation and sensitation. Do not use more than 1-2 drops per 1 oz. of body care. Do not use Peppermint Essential Oil while taking homeopathic remedies.out of reach of children.  Dilute properly; skin irritant. Avoid use in the sun.