Spearmint Pure Essential oil

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Spearmint Pure Essential oil

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Common Name: Spearmint

Latin Name: Mentha viridis

INCI Name: Mentha Viridis (Spearmint) Leaf Oil

 

Scent: Fresh, sweet, juicy minty

Parts Used: Leaves

Extraction Method: Steam Distilled

Origin: USA

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Blends Well With

Bergamot (Citrus), Cajuput, Cedarwood, Cinnamon (Leaf), Citronella, Clove (Bud), Cornmint, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Geranium (Rose), Ginger, Gingergrass, Grapefruit (Pink), Helichrysum (Italicum), Helichrysum (Rambiazina), Lavender, Lemongrass, Lime, Litsea, Patchouli, Peppermint, Petigrain, Sage (Clary), Spearmint, Tangerine, Tea Tree, Wintergreen


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Plant Description

Growing in thick clumps, this hardy perennial easily spreads via underground runners becoming invasive if not well corralled. Like all mints Mentha viridis has square stems with simple, opposite leaves.  Its leaves are lance (spear) shape and wrinkled.

 

Plant History

Native to the Mediterranean, Spearmint has been known as the herb of hospitality since ancient times.  Mints were brought to Britain by the Romans.  Centuries later the English extended the same favor to the new world when English colonists planted mints in their settlements in North America.


Ancient Wisdom - Historical Uses

The virtues of spearmint are abundant in literature.  This much treasured herb appears in The Bible, in the writings of German abyss and herbalist Mother Hildegard von Bingen (1098 – 1179), English physician Nicholas Culpeper ( 1616 – 1654) just to name a few.  In Nicholas Culpepper’s book, Culpeper’s Complete herbal, he writes “Being smelled unto, it is comforting to the head.”

Here are some of the qualities spearmint has long been used for: anti-inflammation, anti-itch, antimicrobial, antioxidant (strong), colds, cooling, cough, counterirritant, fever, fever, headaches, improves alertness, memory , mental clarity and reviving, refreshing, relieve mental fatigue, stimulant, stimulant, uplifting …

Topically – anti-inflammation, anti-itch, antimicrobial, antioxidant (strong), colds, cooling, cough, counterirritant,  fever, headaches, improves alertness, memory, mental clarity, reviving, refreshing, relieve mental fatigue, stimulant, uplifting …

Inhalation – antimicrobial, colds, cough, headaches, improves alertness, memory, mental clarity, reviving, refreshing, relieve mental fatigue, stimulant, uplifting …

 

Modern Knowledge – Scientific Research

Nidal Amin Jaradat, Hamzeh Al Zabadi, Belal Rahhal, Azmi Mahmoud Ali Hussein, Jamal Shaker Mahmoud, Basel Mansour, Ahmad Ibrahim Khasati, Abdelkhaleq Issa. 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. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition201613:36 DOI: 10.1186/s12970-016-0146-7

https://jissn.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12970-016-0146-7

 

Mouniramkaddem, Jalloul Bouajila, Monia Ennajar, Ahmed Lebrihi, Florencemathieu, Andmehrez Romdhane. Chemical Composition and Antimicrobial and Antioxidant Activities of Mentha (longifolia L. and viridis) Essential Oils. JOURNAL OF FOOD SCIENCE—Vol. 74, Nr. 7, 2009

http://www.xoc.uam.mx/files/4629/application/pdf/Chemical-Composition-and-Antimicrobial-and-Antioxidant-Activities-of-Mentha-viridis.pdf

 

Active Compounds Spearmint Is Known For

1,8-cineole, α-guaiene, α-selinene, α-terpineol, β-elemene, β-selinene, camphor, carveol, carvone, cis-jasmone, dihydrocarveol, isomethone, limonene, linalool, menthone, menthol, p-menth-2-en-1-ol, pulegone, terpinen-4-ol, γ –terpinene,  …

Not For Internal Use

Keep Out Of Reach Of Children

Dilute Properly

Avoid Eyes & Mucus Membranes

 

Cautions

Avoid While Pregnant

May Irritate Mucus Membranes

 

If pregnant, nursing, taking medication or have a medical condition, consult your doctor prior to use.

If adverse reaction occurs, stop using immediately and seek appropriate medical attention.

 

Interaction

The use of herbs is a time-honored approach to strengthening the body and treating disease. Herbs, however, can trigger side effects and interact with other herbs, supplements, or medications. For these reasons, you should use herbs with care, under the supervision of a healthcare provider.

 

We currently have no information for SPEARMINT Interactions.[i]