Spearmint Mentha spicata

Mentha spicata
Spearmint plant
  • Common Names
  • Spearmint , Spear mint
  • Botanical Name
  • Mentha spicata
  • Family

Medicinal Uses & Benefits of Spearmint

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How to Use: Spearmint

Spearmint has much the same properties as peppermint, but is milder and good for use with children's complaints. Spearmint tea will relieve hiccough, flatulence as well as indigestion. Sweetened spearmint herb tea is an excellent remedy to use in case of colds, congestion, or just as a pleasant beverage.

Preparation Methods & Dosage :Spearmint makes an excellent herb tea, and can be served both hot or cold. The essential oil is used mainly in aromatherapy diffusers and sprays for its uplifting scent.

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Plant Description

This common garden mint is originally a native of the Mediterranean region, has been so universally used and esteemed that it is to be found wild in nearly all the countries to which civilization has extended, sometimes being considered a troublesome weed by farmers.

Regional Traditions :European *

Related Species Mentha piperita Peppermint
Mentha pulegium PennyRoyal