Another essential oil that comes from the mint family is Spearmint. Spearmint has been used for many, many years as a flavoring agent and is extensively used in the oral health industry. This essential oil is gentler than peppermint, making it an ideal oil to use on children.
Name of Oil:Spearmint
Latin Binomial:Mentha spicata
Countries of Origin:United States, Europe
Scent Profile:minty, slightly fruity, less bright than peppermint
Parts used in distillation:leaves, flowers buds
clear, thin, medium intensity
Cultivation: Organically Grown