Working with Spearmint
Spearmint is a popular flavoring herb, used in cooling summer drinks, such as iced tea or herbal coolers, that has diuretic and diaphoretic properties. It has also been used for nervous dyspepsia. Spearmint essential oil is added to breath fresheners, candies, toothpaste, mouthwash, and drinks.
Spearmint has a taste of SPICY, AROMATIC and a temperature of COOL.
Conditions treated with Spearmint
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The information offered in this database is not intended as a substitute for any that may have been prescribed by your health practitioner or physician.