Spearmint Essential Oil

Botanical Name:
Mentha spicata
Country of Origin:
United States
Plant Part:
Whole Herb
Distillation Method:
Steam
Cultivation:
Naturally Grown
Overall Profile
Ketones
77.46%
Sesquiterpenes
2.36%
Esters
0.21%
Primary Constituents
carvone
76.75%
limonene
14.10%
beta myrcene
2.59%
beta caryophyllene
0.96%
beta pinene
0.95%
  • 1oz -
    $12.15
  • 4oz -
    $38.55
  • 8oz -
    $72.70
  • 16oz -
    $142.25
  • 1Kg -
    $223.92
  • Sample -
    $2.50
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Wholesale Pure Spearmint Essential Oil

100% pure essential oil of Spearmint, steam distilled from naturally grown Spearmint herb originating in the United States. This is by far the most pleasant, finely-distilled Spearmint, which makes an excellent choice for all your aromatherapy applications. Our Spearmint Essential Oil is available from sample size up to 1 kg or more.

ABOUT THE PLANT

A hardy-branched perennial herb native to southern Europe now found widespread throughout North America and western Asia, Spearmint is one of the more mild and sweet-smelling members of the mint family. Fast growing and tenacious, the plant produces aromatic, distinctively shaped sharp-toothed leaves and pinkish-lilac blossoms.

ABOUT THE OIL

This essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves of Spearmint plants Naturally grown in the United States.

Aromatherapy Notes

This oil has sweet, heady floral and classic spearmin top notes, complex herbaceous middle notes and a deeply honeyed, molasses-like undertone. It blends well with an array of aromatic compounds, most notably: Lavender, Jasmine, Eucalyptus, Basil, Rosemary and Peppermint. It makes a brilliant top note when added to citrus blends.

Traditional Uses

Spearmint has been used for centuries as a mental stimulant, digestive aid, antiseptic, local anasthetic, decongestant and insect repellent. The ancient Greeks used Spearmint in their bathwater and employed it as a mental relaxant and restorative tonic. The Romans brought Spearmint to Britain where it was used to stop milk from curdling. As early as the Middle Ages, Spearmint was used in oral hygiene to heal sore gums and whiten teeth. Spearmint is frequently used to flavor toothpastes, chewing gum, candy, and mouthwash.

Therapeutic Properties Described In The Aromatherapy Literature

Anesthetic (local), Antiseptic, Antimicrobial, Antispasmodic, Astringent, Carminative, Cephalic, Decongestant, Emmenagogue, Expectorant, Febrifuge, Hepatic, Insecticide, Nervine, Stimulant (digestive), Stomachic, Tonic.

Psychological

  • Sharpens the senses
  • Clarifying and cleansing
  • Uplifting
  • Combats fatigue

Digestive

  • Calms nausea
  • Aids with indigestion

Respiratory System

  • Combats sinusitis
  • Clears chest, lung and sinus congestion

Application and Use

Safety

Spearmint oil is considered non-toxic, a non-irritant and non-sensitizing. The more gentle relative of Peppermint, it is suitable for use with children and others who may find the menthol content of Peppermint too strong. If pregnant or under a doctor's care, consult a physician. Spearmint is not recommended to be used on infants less than 30 months old.