Spearmint Essential Oil
Spearmint essential oil
INCI: Mentha spicata.
Oil from steam distillation of leaves, flowers and stems.
Spearmint has many of the properties of Peppermint but is said to be gentler and, for that reason, more suited for children. It was used by the ancient Greeks as a restorative and to scent their bathwater. The scent of Spearmint is not so camphoraceous or intensely penetrating as Peppermint - it is more spicy-herbaceous-sweet.
Caution: Possible sensitization in some individuals. We recommend a patch test (dilute the essential oil in a cream or carrier oil first) before using any new skincare preparation. As with virtually all essential oils it should not be used neat on the skin nor be taken internally!
If you are not familiar with the use of essential oils please read our Essential Oils - Important Safety Points.
10ml, 30ml or 100ml brown glass bottle with dropper cap. Larger sizes available on request.