Name (common): Spearmint Oil

Botanical Name: Mentha spicata 

 

General description:

Spearmint essential oil comes from the bright green leaves of the Mentha spicata plant.

 

Functions and general science:

Spearmint was used traditionally in Native American medicine for digestive troubles and is still used today for the same purpose. This essential oil helps with indigestion, flatulence, diarrhoea and a lack of appetite. 

 

Disclaimer:

The information provided in reference to this ingredient is general in nature and provided as information only. Any product specific therapeutic claims for this ingredient are linked to specific dosage requirements based on evidence of traditional or scientific nature.