Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Spearmint
- Spearmint (Mentha spicata)
Spearmint oil comes from the flowering tops of the Mentha spicata plant. It has a stimulating effect.
Spearmint oil has many of the same properties as peppermint oil, but is gentler.
Alleviates indigestion, nausea, vomiting and flatulence. May cure hiccups.
Stimulates the mind.
Reduces heavy menstrual flow.
Helps fight colds, flu and other infections.
Eases asthma, bronchitis, catarrh and coughs.