Latin Name: Mentha piperita spearmint Mentha spicata , bergamot mint Mentha citrata
Plant Part: Flowering Plant
Note/Element: Note: Top Element: Wood, Metal.
Functional Groups: Alcohol, ester, ketone, oxide, sesquiterpene, terpene
Type: stimulating, cooling, refreshing
Ayurvedic Dosha: Pitta, Kapha
Scent: Minty, Herbaceous
For Skin Type: Oily, Acne
Cautions: Not during pregnancy, Not with yung children, heart conditions, homeopathy, high blood pressure. May be sensitizing.
Physical Uses: Colds, flu, cough, mucus, fever, muscle & joint pain, headache, stomach cramps, fas, nausea, motion sickness, scne, tired feet, hot flashes
Mental/Emotional Uses: Mental clarity, cools a hot temperment, lethargy, refreshing, depression
Other Uses: Insect repellent, breath freshener(rinse w/ 1 drop in a glass of water), cools a room via diffusion
Blends Well With: Leaf, Needle
Photo by AromaAngie
Katherine Graf:Aroma Studio:Aromatherapy Home Study Certification Advanced Level, 1999-2010.