Spearmint oil has a warm, spicy, minty, fresh-sweet aroma.
The smell is similar to that of spearmint chewing gum.
The scent is seen as overtone to midtone, which means that the scent lingers just a little longer than the scent of Mint or Peppermint oil.
This essential oil has a cooling and refreshing effect.
Spearmint has a shorter cooling effect than Mint or Peppermint because Spearmint contains less menthol.
This makes this essential oil a lot kinder to the skin. Children therefore often tolerate Spearmint better than Peppermint or Mint.
Put a few drops in a diffuser and experience the relief of the respiratory tract when you have a cold.
Inhaling Spearmint oil through steaming, in the sauna or in an aroma burner relieves breathing.
Spearmint has a refreshing and uplifting effect on the psyche. Spearmint provides positivity and brings movement where it is stuck.
This natural essential oil promotes concentration.
Spearmint is often added to massage mixtures for its muscle-relaxing and refreshing effect.
In perfumes, this oil is used as an overtone.
This essential oil is also widely used in oral care products, chewing gum, cough syrups and liniments.
- In the sauna: add 5 to 10 drops to an ice ball or to the water in the sauna tub
- In an aroma burner: add 2 to 4 drops to the water in an aroma burner
- On an aroma stone: add 2 to 4 drops to the stone of the aroma stone
- In a diffuser: add 2 to 4 drops to the water in the diffuser
- For steaming: add a maximum of 1 to 4 drops to boiling water and steam with a towel over the head
- In the steam room: add 2 to 4 drops of essential oil to a sponge and place it in a stainless steel bowl under the steam pipe
- In a massage oil: add a maximum of 10 drops of Spearmint oil to 100 ml of Sweet Almond oil.
A mix of Sweet Almond oil and Spearmint oil has a soothing effect on burned skin.
- On a handkerchief or tissue: put a few drops on a handkerchief or tissue and smell it several times when traveling to reduce dizziness and nausea.
- Do not take the essential oil pure or use it pure on the skin.
- Pregnant women and children should only use half a dose of the above advice because of the carvone content in the spearmint oil.
The essential oil mixes well with eucalyptus, rosemary, lavender, basil, peppermint and citrus oils.
This oil is extracted from the Mentha Spicata by means of the fresh or lightly dried flowering spearmint plant by means of steam distillation in the United States.
Spearmint oil (Mentha Spicata) is also called spearmint or spearmint.
The plant is a perennial up to 1 meter high with elongated to oval leaves and often purple, pink or white flowers.
The Spearmint is related to the Mint and the Peppermint. These mint varieties are among the most popular aromas in the world.
About 100 kilos of flowering Spearmint plants are needed for 1 kilo of essential Spearmint oil.
It is a light yellow to light green natural essential oil.
The 5 ml and 20 ml brown glass bottles contain a dropper and a child-friendly cap and the 100 ml brown glass bottles contain a pipette.
The liter bottle is used as a refill pack.
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