Legend: The ancient Greeks used Spearmint to scent their bath water. It also had a reputation for curing sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhea, and for whitening teeth and healing sore gums. This might be credited to its ability to mimic a local anesthetic.
Heal your body: Helpful with digestive problems such as nausea, vomiting and constipation. Relaxes stomach muscles, relieves diarrhea and hiccups. Helpful with travel sickness. Also said to release retention of urine. It is good for headaches, bad breath and sore gums. Stimulates the appetite. Could well stem the flow of heavy periods. Said to promote easier labour during childbirth. Great for severe itching of the skin, may also be helpful for sores and scabs. Increases circulation of blood to the skin and can be used to treat stretch-marks.
Botanical Name: Mentha spicata
Place of Origin: India
Plant Part: Leaves and Flowers/Buds
Colour: Pale Yellow with a slight Green tinge
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Aromatic Scent: Fresh minty sweet smell.
Common Method of Extraction: Steam distillation
Directions: There are many ways to use essential oils, such as burning them in an oil burner, but remember never apply neat to the skin unless it has been mixed with a carrier oil such as jojoba first. For more ways to use essential oils visit our Methods of use section.
Warnings: Not for internal use. Avoid contact with eyes. Not to be used neat on the body. Always dilute. Adults Only. Keep out of reach of children. If symptoms persist consult your healthcare practitioner. Avoid whilst pregnant. May be an antidote to homeopathic remedies.
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