Research and health effects of spearmint oil – Spearmint is utilized traditionally as medicines for minor illnesses such as fevers, and digestive troubles.
Spearmint oil used as an insecticide and a pesticide – Spearmint oil has benefits as a larvicide against mosquitoes. Using spearmint as a larvicide would be a greener alternative to synthetic insecticides due to their toxicity and negative effect on the environment (just me saying).
Did you know that there are mentions of spearmint cultivation dating back to at least the 1st century AD? It is also used as a condiment in food and in teas.
How many names do you know for Spearmint? Here are a few: garden mint, common mint, lamb mint, and mackerel mint.