Blends well with: Basil, Bergamot, Eucalyptus, Jasmine, Lavender, Peppermint, Rosemary
Steam distilled from the leaves of the plant, spearmint essential oil exudes a medium-strength top fragrance note that is warm, spicy, herbaceous and minty. Popular for its versatility in culinary applications, it is also well known for its ability to ease stomach discomfort, nausea and indigestion. Diffuse to stimulate the digestive tract, to ease day-to-day stress, to lighten the mood and enhance concentration. Opens and releases emotional blockages and promotes feelings of self-confidence while dispelling negativity. Dilute in carrier oil and rub on the abdomen to ease menstrual discomfort, nausea and bloating cause by gastrointestinal upset. Dilute at a maximum strength of 1.7% in order to avoid skin sensitivities.
Diffuse 2-3 drops per 100ml of water to stimulate the digestive tract, ease day-to-day stress, lighten the mood and enhance concentration
Dilute 2-3 drops in 2 table spoon of carrier oil and use tropically for the following:
Apply tp abdomen to relieve nausea, cramps and indigestion
Rub on soles of feet to bring down fever
Rub in chest to relieve congestion, cough or asthma
Massage back of neck and forehead for headaches
Apply to entire body as an insect repellent
Massage sore muscles for a cooling relief
On the recommendation of the International Federation of Aromatherapists, TruGardens does not endorse taking essential oils internally unless specifically directed and prescribed by a qualified healthcare practitioner who is also trained in clinical aromatherapy. Avoid using during pregnancy, or if you suspect you might be pregnant, except on the advice of a qualified practitioner. Store all essential oil products safely out of reach of children. Essential oils are potent, and a little bit goes a long way. Do not use essential oils undiluted directly on the skin as they can cause irritation. Keep away from children, and do not apply near the eyes, mucous membranes, sensitive or broken skin. Every individual reacts differently to essential oils: Always perform a ‘test patch’ properly diluted in carrier oil to determine sensitivity. This statement has not been approved, assessed or otherwise endorsed by the FDA. TruGardens does not in any way support the use of these products for the diagnosis, treatment, cure or prevention of any disease.
Comments from GC/MS report:The analysis of this Spearmint batch sample meets the expected chemical profile for authentic essential oil of Mentha spicata. No contamination or adulteration was detected.