Our Best Kept Secrets: Spearmint, Tangerine, and Lime

If you have yet to try Spearmint, Tangerine, and Lime you’re missing out—both on benefits and captivating flavor. As some of our personal favorites, these three powerhouse oils also deserve some time in the limelight.

SPEARMINT. A Milder Mint.

Spearmint is the more mild option to Peppermint as it contains less menthol. The main chemical component of Spearmint is carvone. Carvone contains energizing properties that strongly contribute to Spearmint’s ability to improve your mood. Neuroscientists published a study which found that the carvone in Spearmint demonstrated a statistically significant calming effect against a heightened state of excitement.

If you find Peppermint oil to be too strong, Spearmint is a great substitute. For example, you can take it in a Veggie Capsule to relieve the occasional upset stomach. You can also use it in oral hygiene in mouth rinses. Despite their similarities, the flavor of Spearmint is milder and unique.

TANGERINE & LIME. The Wider World of Citrus Oils

If you love Wild Orange, Tangerine has a similar orangey aroma, but it is more mild and sweet and has soothing and relaxing properties. Tangerine has chemical components that support the immune system and provide essential antioxidants to the body.

Tangerine is frequently used in baking as the essential oils brings bold flavor to any dessert or beverage you are looking to add some zest to. It similarly creates a zest for life when inhaled, as it can help brighten your outlook. It can also be used as an addition to homemade cleaners that are safe for the whole family.

Lime possesses a wide range of internal benefits for multiple systems and organs of the body in addition to the immune system. Here are a few examples:
  • Lime oil may support the health of the brain and nervous system.
  • It may support healthy lung and respiratory function.
  • It supports healthy metabolism and weight management.
  • Lime may support healthy blood sugar and cholesterol levels already in the normal range.
  • It supports gastrointestinal function and health; relieves occasional heartburn and indigestion.
  • Lime essential oil may support the health of the colon.
  • Lime may also help to support cardiovascular health.
In addition, Lime helps remove grease spots and sticker residue. One drop can also be added to facial cleansers, shampoos, or toothpastes for an extra boost in cleansing properties for skin, hair, and teeth.

Diffuser Combo

As you can see, the mint oils and citrus oils both have similar uplifting and cleansing properties that make a beautiful partnership. Finally, add this combination to any diffuser to set the tone for a bright and happy day:
  • 1 drop Spearmint
  • 2 drops Tangerine
  • 2 drops Lime
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