Spearmint Essential Oil In Brief
Spearmint Essential Oil is a very affordable and potent aromatherapy oil with many applications. This highly antioxidant aromatherapy oil is showing great promise in peer reviewed research for testosterone reduction, (the main cause of PCOS), reducing female facial hair and for regulating blood sugar levels.
Find links to the research here: Organic Spearmint Essential Oil
Spearmint Essential Oil Health Benefits
Spearmint Essential Oil shares many of the health benefits of Peppermint Aromatherapy Oil. However, Peppermint is a cooling oil owing to it’s high Menthol content and Spearmint Essential Oil is *Camphorous, making it a warming oil.
Spearmint Essential Oil is preferred by many as it is a lot less strong aromatically. It is a firm favourite in toothpaste.
Spearmint Essential Oil Health Benefits :: analgesic + anti-allergenic + anti-asthmatic + antibacterial + anti-fungal + anti-inflammatory + antioxidant + anti-spasmodic + antiseptic + carminative + decongestant + digestive + diuretic + emmenagogue + expectorant + relaxant + stimulant + stomachic.
Spearmint Essential Oil Main Uses
- Muscular soreness
- Respiratory conditions + allergies + colds + asthma + flu
- Menstrual pain relief & stimulating blood flow
- Immune boosting
- Digestive issues + bloating + flatulence + IBS
- Energy boost / exhaustion
- Calming + warming + reducing fever
- Oral hygiene
- Reduce stress + nervousness
Spearmint Essential Oil For Skincare
- Wrinkles + skin imperfections
- Dryness + skin irritation
- Fungal infections
- Open pores + tightening the skin
- Insect bites
Spearmint Essential Oil INCI :: Mentha Spicata
Spearmint Essential Oil Extraction Method: Steam distillation
Spearmint Essential Oil Mixes Well With :: Basil Essential Oil + Bergamot FCF Essential Oil + Clary Sage Essential Oil + Cypress Essential Oil + Eucalyptus Essential Oil + Fennel Essential Oil + Lavender Essential Oil + Lime Essential Oil + Peppermint Essential Oil + Rosemary Essential Oil + Ylang Ylang Essential Oil
Active Constituents in Spearmint Essential Oil :: Carvone + Limonene + 1, 8-cineol + β-Myrcene + cis-dihydrocarvone + carvyl acetate
Cautions: May cause skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children & avoid contact with eyes, inner ears & sensitive areas.
Contraindications: Avoid during pregnancy & whilst breast feeding.
Spearmint Essential Oil Interesting Fact :: Spearmint is thought to be the oldest strain of mint within the mint family