Spearmint essential oil

Scientific Name: Mentha Spicata

Family: Lamiaceae

Origin: USA


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Sweeter, with less menthol than Peppermint.

Key Qualities:

Anaesthetic (local), antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative, cephalic, cholagogue, decongestant, digestive, diuretic, expectorant, febrifuge, hepatic, nervine, stimulant, stomachic, tonic.

Primary Constituents:

l-carvone, dihydrocarveol, l-limonene, caryophyllene.

Traditional Aromatherapy use:

Skin care: Acne, dermatitis, congested skin.

Respiratory System: Asthma, bronchitis, catarrhal conditions, sinusitis.

Digestive System: Colic, dyspepsia, flatulence, hepatobiliary disorders, nausea, vomiting.

Immune System: Colds, fevers, flu.

Nervous System: Fatigue, headache, migraine, nervous strain, neurasthenia, stress.

Research on Mentha Spicata (Spearmint):

Antiemetic activity of volatile oil from Mentha spicata and Mentha × piperita in chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting.

Effect of Spearmint oil on inflammation, oxidative alteration and Nrf2 expression in lung tissue of COPD rats.

Carvone: antispasmodic effect and mode of action.

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