Spearmint is found in health food products, toothpastes, mouthwashes, and cosmetics.
Spearmint is loaded with vitamins, antioxidants and vital nutrients. Despite having a very similar aroma to peppermint, spearmint does not contain as much menthol, but is rich in limonene, dihydrocarvone and cineol.
It is used for
- its antioxidant properties
- its antifungal properties
- treating abnormal hair growth
- relieving digestive problems
- sore throat
- muscle pain