With only trace amounts of menthol, Spearmint is gentler than Peppermint although shares similar actions to soothe and clear the body and mind. Good for children or sensitive people in cases where Peppermint may be too strong, stimulating or cooling.
Nature/Essence – Soothing & Refreshing
Spearmint oil helps ease itching of the skin or scalp and has antiseptic and healing properties. Due to the lack of menthol it is gentle on the skin compared to Peppermint.
Spearmint is a lovely digestive soother and tonic, great for colic, bloating, flatulence and indigestion. It is also ideal as an inhalation to ease travel sickness and nausea. Spearmint helps ease nasal, sinus or chest congestion and open the airways.
Spearmint is uplifting and refreshing during times of mental fatigue and low mood. It gently stimulates and clears the mind to restore balance and focus.
Spearmint is a wonderful fresh and cleansing oil to use in household cleaning blends, natural mouthwash and toothpaste, insect repellents, and to diffuse in the home to uplift and refresh the atmosphere.