Spearmint (Mentha spicata) has a minty, slightly fruity scent that’s softer than peppermint. A rich antioxidant, spearmint helps support the respiratory and nervous systems* and may help open and release emotional blocks leading to a sense of balance and well-being.
Spearmint’s fresh, minty flavor is often used in tea, tea blends, dental products and to enhance the flavor of food.
ORAC Antioxidant Value: Spearmint has an approximate ORAC of 5,398 (TE/L). TE/L is expressed as micromole Trolox equivalent per liter.
Action: Anti-inflammatory, calming, astringent, antiseptic, mucolytic, stimulates gallbladder and promotes menstruation. Traditional Uses: Spearmint oil has been used to help support the respiratory and nervous systems. It has been used in cases of bronchitis, candida, cystitis and hypertension. It may also balance and increase metabolism, help with acne, to stimulate appetite, improve bad breath, balance, depression, digestion, dry skin, eczema, headaches, soothe intestines, nausea and sore gums.
How to use: For dietary, aromatic or topical use. When using as a supplement, put one drop in a capsule or in 4 fl. oz. of soy or rice milk.
Possible skin sensitivity. If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Dilution recommended for both topical and internal use. Dilute before using on sensitive areas such as the face, neck, genital area, etc. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid using on infants and very small children.
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* This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Item No. 3638, 5 ml – Spearmint Essential Oil