Spearmint Essential Oil 10 ml
The sweet, minty scent of spearmint essential oil is softer and less potent than peppermint but still stimulating and uplifting. A nice alternative for pregnant women or people whom are sensitive to strong scent. Spearmint is wonderful to use when traveling. It alleviates travel sickness and keeps you awake and refreshed! Spearmint’s softer side doesn’t mean its cleaning power is soft, spearmint is an excellent antibacterial cleaner, as well as an effective insecticide. It’s great to use it in room sprays and for countertops as it will help to deter ants and other insects. Make yourself a deliciously scented bath with spearmint essential oil and eucalyptus essential oil to soak away aches and pains and revive you. Or mix up a calming bath for your little ones with spearmint essential oil and lavender essential oil.
Qualities of the Spearmint Essential Oil
Like most essential oils, spearmint essential oil has strong antibacterial properties, making it an excellent cleaner. Make a counter spray out of spearmint and lavender essential oils mixed with water. This combination also makes a deliciously calming room spray and will alleviate nausea, morning sickness, travel sickness, upset stomach and indigestion.
Cold and Flu
Spearmint oils properties are great for colds and flu season. If you have a fever, spearmint helps you sweat and cool down, place a few drops onto a washcloth and place on the forehead. This will also ease headaches and migraines. The oil releases congestion and opens the airways to help you breathe easier. Add a few drops of spearmint oil to your bath to drop your fever and help revive your spirit.
Like peppermint essential oil, spearmint has pain-relieving properties. The oil is especially beneficial for aching muscles and pain associated with menstruation. Spearmint may also help inflammation. For sore muscles, add spearmint essential oil to water in a spray bottle and spray on your sore muscles. Let it dry without rubbing it in. For other pain, make a massage oil with spearmint essential oil added to a carrier oil such as grapeseed oil, or add a couple drops to your bath. The sweet and fresh scent will recoup the spirit as the oil eases aches and pains.
Spearmint’s uplifting and stimulating scent can relieve mental and physical fatigue, nervous stress and a depression. Spearmint can also help palpitations, shock, vertigo and dizziness. For these concerns, put one to two drops of spearmint on a cold compress and apply it to your forehead, inhale the oil from the bottle or disperse the scent into the air with a diffuser.
Put a few drops of spearmint essential oil into dish soap at the kitchen sink, this boosts the cleaning properties of your dish soap and gives it a sweet, fresh, minty scent that uplifts as you clean. Mixed with eucalyptus essential oil and water it becomes a powerful disinfectant for use on counter tops, kitchen sink, stove, bathrooms etc. Put into water with lavender essential oil to make a spray that alleviates morning sickness, nausea, uplifts the mood and smells divinely delicious.
Botanical Name: Mentha spicata
Ingredients: Mentha spicata (spearmint) oil
Color: Pale yellow to colorless
Top Note: Very fresh, sweet, minty, green, weedy
Middle Note: Strong, warm, minty-weedy, sweet
Dry Note: Warm, minty
Aromatherapy Actions: Cooling, gently vitalizing, refreshing.
Safety Data: Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing.
Processing Notes: Essential oil is obtained by steam distillation of the newly flowering tops-partially dried.
Common Name: Spearmint
Form: Essential Oil
Origin: United States, Australia
Directions: Dilute properly.
Safety Notes: CAUTION: IF PREGNANT, SUFFERING FROM ANY MEDICAL CONDITION, OR TAKING MEDICATION, CONSULT A HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER BEFORE USE. DILUTE PROPERLY · MAY IRRITATE SKIN NOT FOR INTERNAL USE KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN
For external use only. Dilute properly.