Pure Spearmint Essential Oil (Mentha spicata) Spearmint Oil is the gentler than peppermint Oil, especially for children. Although the Oils possess similar properties, spearmint contains lower amounts of menthol compared to peppermint Oil. Benefits Because of its menthol content, Spearmint Oil is often used in aromatherapy to help treat fatigue, headaches, migraines, nervousness, and even digestive problems. Spearmint Oil can be used to treat internal and external infections, including scabies, dermatitis, , and other transmittable conditions. It can help treat internal wounds and infections in the stomach and intestines. When added to bath water, Spearmint Oil can induce relaxation and can cool you off by reducing your body temperature. with its antispasmodic properties, Spearmint Oil can help relieve muscle pain and even abdominal pain due to menstruation. This Oil can ward off mosquitoes and other insects. It is often added to insect repellents, creams, mats, and fumigants. Let excessive gas pass naturally from your stomach and intestines Like other essential Oils, using Spearmint Oil undiluted can cause skin sensitivities. It should first be blended with carrier Oils like olive Oil, almond Oil, and coconut Oil. Using it topically without any carrier Oil may cause skin irritations, burning, and even photosensitivity.