Spearmint has similar properties to Peppermint, however it only has a trace amount of menthol, so it is kinder on the skin. This makes it an excellent oil to use on the skin for nausea, and digestive problems. It can also relieve indigestion. It is an uplifting oil and great to brighten your mood. Used as an inhalation it can ease sinus problems. Main Theraputic Properties: Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Stimulant, Restorative. Contraindications: Non toxic and non irritant in prescribed doses. Did you know: In ancient Greece they used Spearmint in their bath water.