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Spearmint Essential Oil
Name: Spearmint Essential Oil
Species: Mentha spicata
Part: Flowering Herb
Extraction: Steam Distilled
Aroma: Warm mint with a slightly herbaceous undertone
$1.97 – $8.97
Spearmint Essential Oil 100% Pure
|Name||Spearmint Essential Oil|
|Aroma||Warm mint with a slightly herbaceous undertone|
|Blend Ideas||Basil, Bergamot, Eucalyptus, Fennel, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Lavender, Lemon, Lime, Peppermint, Spearmint, Rosemary, Sweet Orange, and Wintergreen|
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I utilize spearmint in my diffuser regularly. It gives a nice balance to citrus oils and tames them a bit. While some citrus oils may give me so much energy that I can't sit long enough to finish computer work in a single sitting, spearmint will uplift at the same time that it lends me a bit of calm and concentration — allowing me to finish my work happily. I also use it as one of my rotations to support my respiratory system and love it. It's not good to diffuse when I'm cold as it tends to make me chillier . . . but when I'm hot, it's fantastic! It can make me want to eat, so that should be noted.
Spearmint essential oil can also fight queasiness. I will add a drop of spearmint and a drop of ginger to 5mL (a teaspoon) of jojoba and rub it on my tummy — applied to the back of the neck and shoulder, this can also relieve head and neck tension. I also suffer from vertigo and the quesiness that goes with that on occasion. During those times, spearmint in an inhaler is very soothing.
For children under 6, peppermint is not suggested because of its high menthol content. Spearmint is a wonderful substitute for recipes that call for peppermint . . . . and safe for those little ones because it doesn't have that high menthol.
Because of its antibacterial and antifungal properties, spearmint essential oil is often one that I add to skincare blends.
With our pre-diluted oils . . . if diluted for kids is the highest dilution you see, it’s also the max dilution possible. Pre-diluted oils are in fractionated coconut oil.
Spearmint Essential Oil Safety Info
According to Tisserand and Young, Spearmint essential oil may cause skin sensitization and may irritate mucous membranes. Recommended dilution is 1.7%. Spearmint essential oil should still follow the safety guidelines below. ~ Source: Tisserand, Robert and Young, Rodney. Essential Oil Safety: A Guide for Health Care Professionals: Churchill Livingstone; 2 edition (2013). Reading the full profile for Spearmint essential oil is highly suggested by your DeRu Staff.
While we’ve made this clear that we are selling this essential oil to use in your diffuser, your inhaler, or topically (diluted), it is a pure essential oil and can be used as such. With all essential oils:
Keep away from children.
Oral Safety is only given because many people have been told to take oils internally. Because several people look to us for safety advice, we feel obligated to offer those safety statements, although we do not believe anyone should be ingesting essential oils without being guided by an expert. Experts will take your medical history into account before they suggest oils for you to ingest, diffuse, or use topically.
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1. Antiemetic activity of volatile oil from Mentha spicata and Mentha × piperita in chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting
2. Antioxidative Properties of Mint (Mentha Spicata L.) and its Application in Biscuits
3. Aromatherapy as Treatment for Postoperative Nausea: A Randomized Trial
4. Bioactivity and health effects of Mentha spicata
5. Carvone Content and Chemical Composition in Spearmint (Mentha spicata Var. Viridis L.) as Affected by Herb Storage under Ambient Temperature
6. Chemical Composition and In Vitro Antibacterial Activity of Mentha spicata Essential Oil against Common Food-Borne Pathogenic Bacteria
7. Chemical composition, antioxidant, antimicrobial and Antiproliferative activities of essential oil of Mentha spicata L. (Lamiaceae) from Algerian Saharan atlas
8. The Combined Effect of Mentha spicata Essential Oil and Nisin Against Listeria monocytogenes
9. The effect of inhalation of Citrus sinensis flowers and Mentha spicata leave essential oils on lung function and exercise performance: a quasi-experimental uncontrolled before-and-after study
10. Effect of Spearmint Essential Oil On Chemical Composition and Sensory Properties of White Cheese
11. Mentha spicata Essential Oil: Chemical Composition, Antioxidant and Antibacterial Activities against Planktonic and Biofilm Cultures of Vibrio spp. Strains
12. Monoterpene Metabolism. Cloning, Expression, and Characterization of (−) Isopiperitenol/(−)-Carveol Dehydrogenase of Peppermint and Spearmint
13. Productivity, Oil Content, and Composition of Two Spearmint Species in Mississippi
14. Relationship between Mood Change, Odour and Its Physiological Effects in Humans While Inhaling the Fragrances of Essential Oils as well as Linalool and Its Enantiomers
15. Relationship between Mood Change, Odor and Its Psychophysiological Responses in Humans in Terms of the Sensory Evaluation Spectrum
16. Salicylic acid-induced modulation of growth and metabolism of plant Mentha spicata L.
Information provided has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
The International Federation of Aromatherapists does not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy. All cautions listed for individual oils do not include those cautions from ingestion.
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Stephanie Wolfram (verified owner) –
I agree with the previous review. This Spearmint smells fresh & doesn’t have that strong spicy undertone that the previous one had, from a different company. I’m so glad I finally finished that one and get to move on to this Spearmint!
Christina Winton (verified owner) –
This is my favorite spearmint by far, most others smell “dirty” or have a slight dill scent to me, this one is a clean crisp spearmint scent, I love it.