Spearmint Essential Oil


ORIGIN India SCIENTIFIC NAME Mentha spicata PARTS USED Flowering plant EXTRACTION METHOD Steam distilled NOTE CLASSIFICATION Top AROMA Warm, spicy-herbaceous, minty OVERVIEW Used throughout the culinary and pharmaceutical industries. Medicinally it is known for its effects on the digestive system, and for relieving aches and pains. BLENDS WELL WITH Basil, benzoin, eucalyptus, jasmine, lavender, lemon, orange, peppermint, rosemary HERBAL MISCELLANY Spearmint oil is not as strong as peppermint oil and is considered a safer substitute in products for children. PRECAUTIONS Oil Specific: Avoid with homeopathics. General: As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier. For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.