Botanical Name: Mentha spicata
Common Name: Spearmint Essential Oil
Country of Origin: Australia
Antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative, insecticide, restorative and stimulant.
Mind & Spirit:
Balancing, normalizing, uplifting aids with clarity and calming.
Spearmint essential oil is gentler than its peppermint cousin and more suitable to use with children. Apply a few drops to help the mind relax or to instill positive emotions. To treat fatigue, headaches, migraines, nervousness, and even digestive problems
Spearmint oil can be used to treat infections and when added to bath water, can induce relaxation and can cool you off by reducing your body temperature so great for children with fevers.
This oil can ward off mosquitoes and other insects as a repellant and even a few drops on your furry friends (dogs or cats) will help keep them comfortable as the warmer weather is upon us and we see more fleas.
What I love about this oil is its antimicrobial properties which makes it an excellent house cleaner with a sweeter aroma than peppermint it an ideal choice in cleaning products.
If your little one has a tummy ache simply blending with a carrier oil and massage to let excessive gas pass naturally from your stomach and intestines.
Burning some of this oil can treat common respiratory problems, such as colds, nasal congestion, asthma, and flu.
Add a few drops of this oil to your skincare products and it may help treat itching, athlete’s food, dermatitis, insect bites, and other skin conditions
Hint: use a few drops of Spearmint with Eucalyptus and lemon to make a great disinfectant and surface cleaner.
Add 4-6 drops of oil to an oil burner or diffuser to enhance your mood. May be added to water for a relaxing bath and tonic.