Botanical name: Mentha spicata
Distillation method: Steam Distilled
Suggested aromatherapy uses: headache, mental exhaustion, nervous stress
Suggested uses: Asthma, exhaustion, fever, flatulence, headache, nausea, scabies, vertigo,acne, dermatitis, detox, relieves itching(pruritis, eczema, urticaria), softens and degreases skin, removes blackheads, cools skin,aids healing of wounds, sores, scabs
. [Julia Lawless, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (Rockport, MA: Element Books, 1995), 59-67.]
Fragrance: Top Note. Minty, slightly fruity aroma that is less bright than peppermint
Usage warnings: Mucous membrane irritant.