"The Essential Oil of Spearmint is extracted by steam distillation of flowering tops of the spearmint plant, whose scientific name is Mentha Spicata, which is an aromatic herb found in European cuisine since Roman times. It is native to Mediterranean region, but it is now found throughout North America. In Ayurvedic medicine, it was used to help treat digestive conditions, skin problems, headaches and also used to prevent and treat scurvy, due to its high vitamin C content. Health Benefits & Uses : * Effective Antiseptic for wounds and ulcers * Relieves Spasmodic Coughs, Aches, Muscle Strains/Cramps * Treats infections * Alleviates Insomina, Headaches, Migraines, Stomachaches, Indigestion, Vomiting, Nausea * Relieves Mental Stress, Anxiety and enhances Concentration * Faciliates Menstruation and delays the onset of Menopause. * Stimulates blood circulation and boosts Immunity * Effective Insecticide and natural repellent * Treats Asthma, Sinusitis, Acne, Constipation, Flatulence * Promotes oral health and freshens breath Caution: This oil has an emmenagogue property so it should not be taken by pregnant women. (Q) Can I use this oil on my lip balm, face cream, DIY projects or etc. (A) Yes. But dilute properly. (Q) Is this oil Therapeutic grade, medicinal grade or aromatherapy grade. (A) There is no organisation that regulates therapeutic quality. That terms are only for marketing purposes. Actually NAHA disallows membership to those companies that use these terms. (Q) Can I apply this oil directly on my skin. (A) It is always recommend to dilute properly. Undiluted use of essential oils on the skin can be harmful and potentially cause severe irritation or sensitization. Using 2% essential oil dilution is generally considered as safe guideline for topical application of essential oils on adults (Q) Can I ingest. (A) Do not ingest.
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