Botanical Name: Mentha Spicata
Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
Country of Origin: India
Colour, Consistency and Aroma: Thin, clear, colourless to pale yellow liquid. Top note with a medium aroma, it has a characteristic scent which is sweeter than the minty aroma of peppermint.
Blends with: Bergamot, Eucalyptus, Jasmine, Lavender, Rosemary.
Spearmint essential oil has a fresh and clean aroma, somewhat gentler than the sharp fragrance of peppermint and more like the pleasing aroma of garden mint. It is extracted from spearmint leaves by steam distillation can be used in diffuser blends to combat fatigue, stress and anxiety, to promote positive thoughts and feelings and improve mood. It can be used as a substitute for peppermint oil if you are wanting to "tone down" a blend or if you find peppermint oil irritating. Spearmint has similar properties to peppermint but contains lower amounts of menthol.
Spearmint Oil Uses
Spearmint has a wide range of uses. It is often an ingredient in toothpaste, it can be used in insect repellants. Spearmint oil can also be added to some perfumes and is often mixed with lavender or jasmine. It can also be added to skin care products and is soothing and cooling to the skin.
Spearmint oil Diffuser Blends
Uplifting: 2 drops mandarin, 2 drops spearmint oil
Refreshing and Cleansing: 1 drop lemon oil, 2 drops tea tree oil, 2 drops spearmint oil
Calming: 2 drops lavender oil, 2 drops spearmint oil, 2 drops bergamot oil
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