Spearmint – The sweet gentle mint (Mentha spicata)
Spearmint oil is cleansing and uplifting, and the aroma sharpens the senses. It is better suited for children than peppermint essential oil, and is good fro upset tummies, nausea, headaches and fever (rub a small amount into the temples or stomach). Spearmint oil has traditionally been used for stimulating the mind, supporting digestion and as a decongestant and insect repellent. Do not use on children under 3 years. Mucous membrane irritant. Avoid in cases of epilepsy, asthma or convulsions. Avoid if pregnant.