peppermint & Spearmint

Growing mint leaves

Peppermint (Mentha pipereita)

 

MASSAGE APPLICATIONS: Asthma, bronchitis, colds, flu and fever.

 

Collic, indigestion, nausea.

Fainting, headache, mental fatigue, nervous stress, palpitations.

Bad breath.

Muscular pain, neuralgia.

CAUTION: Use in smaller quantities than other oils – 1% is plenty.  Never use during pregnancy

 

Spearmint (Mentha spicata)

MASSAGE APPLICATIONS:  The properties and uses of spearmint are similar to those of peppermint but  are less powerful, making the oil more suitable for children.