Spearmint oil, USA has an intense warm, slightly green-herbaceous odor. It is penetrating and truly reminiscent of the crushed herb. It blends well with other mints and is surprisingly stable in soaps. We think you will find that this is the best quality spearmint in the world today.
Aromatherapists will tell you 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. It is also reputed to relieve itching (pruritis, eczema, urticaria), cools the skin and, aids in healing of wounds, sores and scabs. It is used for obesity, intestinal/digestive disorders, and Hepatitis.
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Blends well with: Basil, Birch Sweet, Bergamot, Eucalyptus, Jasmine, Lavender and Rosemary essential oils.
Aromatic Scent: Spearmint Essential Oil has a fresh minty smell reminiscent of Peppermint. The major difference is that Spearmint oil is sweeter, and not quite as sharp.
History: The ancient Greeks used Spearmint to scent their bath water. It also had a reputation for curing sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhea, and for whitening teeth and healing sore gums. This might be credited to its ability to mimic a local anesthetic.
Cautions: Spearmint Essential Oil may irritate mucous membranes. Avoid use during pregnancy.
Cool, sweet and minty aroma, softer than peppermint. Refreshing, stimulating, antidepressant. Dilute 1:1 with a carrier oil such as Sweet Almond oil.
A rich antioxidant, spearmint helps support the respiratory systems and may help open and release emotional blocks leading to a sense of balance and well-being.
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