While the oil of the spearmint plant is similar to that of peppermint oil, it’s softening sweetness make it an excellent oil to use when caring for children. Though both oils contain menthol, spearmint essential oil is less intense by nature.
As an antispasmodic, spearmint oil can be used for muscle spasms and is effective with relaxing coughs while easing nausea and the nervous system. The oil of spearmint can also aid with digestion disorders and can be used topically, externally or internally. Another amazing quality of spearmint oil is that it has antiseptic qualities making it a great wound healer.
Another gift from mother nature, spearmint oil has the ability to increase circulation, stimulating the brain and feeding the nervous system. Due to this fact, spearmint oil becomes an even greater ally by increasing the strength of the immune system. It allows the body to naturally detox itself while priming the circulatory pump. When it is used in this capacity, the cells of the brain get fed and healthy brain function is supported.
This amazing plant offers us the complete properties of a disinfectant. This means it can be used as an antifungal, antiviral and antibacterial in or outside the body. As a supporter of overall health and well being, spearmint essential oil is a ‘must have’ in your holistic survival kit.