All About Spearmint Essential Oil | Using Essential Oils Safely

Below you will find a summary of information you need to know about Spearmint essential oil compiled from posts we published this week. Check our Free EO Class page for more information on this and other essential oils. Questions? Leave a comment below or ask in our facebook group.

Lea Jacobson Certified Clinical Aromatherapist and author of Essential Oil Profiles.

Basic information for Spearmint essential oil…

Botanical/Latin name(s): Mentha spicata, Mentha cardiaca, Mentha crispa, Mentha viridis

Steam distilled from the leaves of the plant.

Shelf life is 4 years.

Therapeutic properties of Spearmint essential oil…

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Benefits of Spearmint essential oil…

Digestive: bloating, gas, indigestion
Immune: inflammation
Limbic: mental fatigue
Muscular: spasm, cramp
Nervous: poor brain function, foggy brain
Respiratory: congestion, bronchitis, pneumonia, tuberculosis, whooping cough
Skin: fungal infection, eczema, psoriasis
HOME: airborne germs, surface germs, insect repellent

Safety of Spearmint essential oil…

Safe for everyone except…

When using topically, keep the dilution at or below 1.7% to prevent adverse reactions.

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