Organic Spearmint

(Menthe spicata)

Organic Spearmint is an herb with vibrant emerald-green leaves that are soft to touch and it produces spikes of tiny white flowers in the late summer. It is native to the Mediterranean and now cultivated all over the world.  Organic Spearmint essential oil is steam distilled  from the leaves and flowering tops. It is known as the "gentler" mint oil due to its lower level of menthol which makes it suitable for children. It has a warm, minty and sweet fragrance with sharp, fresh notes. It is sweeter than peppermint. 

BENEFITS & PROPERTIES:

Digestive - relieves flatulence, constipation, vomiting and nausea

Respiratory tract - relieves cough, bronchitis, asthma, catarrh and congested sinus

Skin - calms itchy skin, creates circulation, antiseptic for wounds and ulcers, protecting them from becoming septic or developing other infections, while also helping them to heal faster. These antiseptic properties are due to the presence of components like Menthol, Myrcene and Caryophyllene.

Mind - stimulant action, soothes and calms fiery emotions bringing inner tranquility, enoucrages inner clarity and inspires new ideas.

 *antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative, cephalic (helps relieve headaches), emenagogue, insecticide, restorative and stimulant substance.

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