Common Name: Spearmint
Botanical Name: Mentha spicata
Parts Used: Flowering herb, organic
Processing: Steam distilled
Main Chemical Type: Ketone
Common Uses: Calming, relaxing, uplifting without being stimulating like peppermint is. Mental fatigue and depression. Cooling. Headaches. Antibacterial, antifungal. Inhale for respiratory problems, use topically (diluted) for skin infections. Local/topical anesthetic, antispasmodic. Digestive problems.
Special Notes: Best quality in the world with almost 70% carvone. Sweeter than peppermint.