Botanical Name: Mentha spicata
Spearmint is used for digestive disorders including gas, indigestion, nausea, upper gastrointestinal tract spasms, bile duct and gallbladder swelling (inflammation), and gallstones.It is also used for sore throat, colds, headaches, toothaches, cramps and inflammation of the respiratory tract. Some people use it as a stimulant, germ-killer, local pain-killer, and anti-spasm medicationIn foods and beverages, spearmint is used as a flavoring agent.In manufacturing, spearmint is used in health food products, cosmetics, and oral hygiene products such as mouthwash and toothpaste.
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