Spearmint essential oil, certified organic

NZ $10.30


Certified Organic Essential Oils, Essential Oils: P - Y


Spearmint essential oil, certified organic


Mentha spicata


Certified organic, BioGro


Pale yellow with a slight green tinge


Fresh minty, reminiscent of peppermint. Spearmint oil is sweeter, and not quite as harsh as peppermint

Plant part used


Extraction method

Steam distillation






Oil and alcohol

Usage rate

Skincare : 0.1 - 1%
Soapmaking: 1 - 3 %



Blends well with

Blends well with most essential oils, but particularly well with basil, bergamot, eucalyptus, jasmine, lavender, rosemary



Palm oil


Animal tested




Description: Spearmint is a native of the Mediterranean area. A hardy perennial herb, spearmint reaches about 1 metre in height. It has characteristic lance-shaped leaves with pink or lilac-coloured flowers.

Consistency: light

Strength of aroma: medium

Common uses:

Aromatherapy: The pleasant and refreshing aroma of spearmint essential oil can uplift mood, promote relaxation, and create a sense of alertness. It is often used in diffusers and as a room spray to create a pleasant atmosphere.

Air freshener: Spearmint essential oil can be added to homemade air fresheners, potpourri, or sachets to naturally freshen indoor spaces.

Cleaning agent: Spearmint essential oil is said to be a great ingredient for natural cleaning solutions. It can be added to homemade cleaning products to help sanitise surfaces and provide a pleasant scent.

Insect repellent: Spearmint essential oil's scent is known to repel insects. It can be diluted and used as a natural insect repellent to keep bugs away.

Crafts: Spearmint essential oil can be incorporated into DIY projects, such as making scented candles, homemade perfumes, and bath products like bath salts or bath bombs.

Stress relief: The soothing aroma of spearmint essential oil can help create a calming environment and contribute to stress relief when used in relaxation practices like meditation or yoga.

Safety data: Very potent and not to be used on sensitive skin. Avoid use during pregnancy.

Packaging - See our blog on our commitment to sustainable packaging.
Our essential oils come in amber glass bottles with dripulator caps:
5ml and 20ml with an 18 neck dripulator cap, either white or black, depending on stock availability.
30ml, 50ml, 100ml, 250ml, with a 28 neck white dripulator cap (except for oils that are too thick for a dripulator, which have a black open pour cap).
500g and 1kg options come in an aluminium bottle; 5L comes in a plastic jerrycan.
If you need precise drops for your products we suggest you buy our 5ml or 20ml dropper bottles and transfer the oils or buy our disposable or glass pipettes

Important note: The information provided is for educational purposes only. It is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.

General safety information: Do not take any oils internally.
Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin.
If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner.
Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses.
It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children.
A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before.


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