Species: Mentha Spicata
Method: Steam distillation
Note Classification: Middle
Scent: Warm, spicy, minty
Extracted From: Flowering tops
Of Interest: Primarily as flavouring in a wide range of products including toothpaste, chewing gum, confectionery, alcoholic and soft drinks
The properties of spearmint oil resemble those of peppermint but its effects are less powerful and is better for children then peppermint.
Aromatherapy properties: Headache, migraine. Asthma, bronchitis, catarrh, colds, fevers, flu, sinusitis.Acne, congested skin, dermatitis, Colic, nausea and vomiting.
Blends well with: Basil, Eucalyptus, Jasmine, Lavender, Peppermint & Rosemary.
Safety Data: Non-toxic, non-irritant, and non-sensitizing.