Spearmint, Organic (Mentha spicata)
Spearmint Essential Oil Information
Common Name: Spearmint
Latin Name: Mentha spicata
Plant part: Blossom and plant
Distillation Method: Steam
Distillation Date: Fall 2014
Shelf Life: About 4-5 years
Country of Origin: India, Distiller uses organic cultivation methods.
Safety Data: Has a low risk for skin or mucous membrane irritation, use with proper dilution. Avoid using with children under five years. Due to its ketone percentages, should be used with caution near resting periods as it can be stimulating.
Usage ideas: Create a stimulating spray.
- 8 drops of Spearmint
- 10 drops of Orange, Sweet
- 4 ounces of water
Emotional/Energetic Qualities: Great for stress and depression, uplifts and stimulates the mind to combat fatigue, awakens, refreshes.
Recommended applications: Diffuse only 1 drop with other nourishing type oils as it can irritate mucous membranes, topical application using safe dilution ratios.
- There is a recommended maximum topical application of 1.7%
- Do not place on broken skin.