Benefits of organic spearmint essential oil – General benefits and origin
Spearmint is an evergreen plant native to the Mediterranean countries, which can grow up to 30 centimeters. It has lance-shaped leaves and pink or lilac flowers.
Spearmint essential oil has a moderately intense, fresh and herbaceous aroma that helps lift the mood and provides a sense of general well-being.
This aromatic herb and its essential oil, obtained by steam distillation from the plant, have been used since antiquity for medicinal purposes and also as an insect repellent. It has antiseptic and antifungal properties.
In massage therapy, mixed with a carrier oil, spearmint essential oil is used to relax muscles after workout, treat digestive disorders, induce the expulsion of intestinal gas, reduce stress and fatigue, relieve menstrual pain and enhance blood circulation.
In vapor therapy, adding a couple of drops of spearmint essential oil, helps relieve headache, nausea, nervous conditions, flu, fever, asthma, sinusitis, bronchitis, congestion, cough and migraines.
Benefits of spearmint essential oil for the skin
Spearmint essential oil is used to treat oily skin and it is particularly effective against acne and dermatitis. Its antiseptic properties help heal skin wounds and ulcers. In addition, its regenerative and healing properties help prevent the formation of scabies and attenuate itches. Finally, its antifungal properties make it suitable for treating athlete’s foot.
Benefits of spearmint essential oil for hair
Spearmint essential oil strengthens the hair and contributes to its growth. It also helps reduce the level of androgens in women with hirsutism or abnormal hair growth.
Benefits of spearmint essential oil for the mind
Spearmint essential oil helps improve mood, clear the mind, improve concentration, strengthen the immune system, normalize metabolic functions and promote peaceful sleep.
Blends well with:
Although spearmint blends well with most essential oils, it blends particularly well with basil, birch, bergamot, eucalyptus, jasmine, lavender, lemon, orange, peppermint, rosemary and vanilla.
Topical application can cause allergic reactions. Do not use in children under 6 years. Avoid contact with eyes.
INCI: Mentha Spicata (Spearmint) Leaf Oil
Limonene < 24%, linalool < 0,2%