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Shirley's Organic Spearmint Herbal Extract

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Shirley's Organic Spearmint Herbal Extract [Mentha spicata] 

Liquid herbal extracts and tinctures offer many advantages, one being the benefit it has as an herbal delivery system. Liquid herbal extracts are the most rapidly and efficiently absorbed of any preparation. An herb, once tinctured, will retain its medicinal properties longer than in most other preparations. They are ready to administer with no further preparation, and drops may be dispensed directly into the back of the tongue, or if desired the extract may be added to warm or cold water, tea, or juice. Savage Soaps liquid herbal extracts are convenient to use and an excellent alternative to herb tea or capsules.

Spearmint is a pleasant way to support the gastrointestinal system, used for thousands of years, it is. The herb is said to relieve flatulence, indigestion, colic, irritable bowel syndrome, nausea, and heartburn, as well as stomach, abdominal and bowel pains. This is one remedy that no one should be without.

Spearmint, an aromatic herb, is primarily known to stimulate and acts mainly on the digestive and gastrointestinal system. The bitter principle helps to relieve nausea, indigestion, heartburn, colic, irritable bowel syndrome, dyspepsia, gastric ulcers, gastroenteritis and stomach, abdominal and bowel pains and especially the lower bowel. Spearmint is known for its ability to help expel stomach and intestinal gas and remedy the effects of too much food or an improper diet. The natural antibacterial and antimicrobial nature of menthol and other organic compounds in spearmint help protect your mouth and throat from infections, including those that can damage dental and gum health.

Spearmint is frequently given to relieve cramping, including menstrual and abdominal cramps, bowel pain and spasms and so it is a great support for Irritable Bowel Syndrome. The other chemical compounds found in spearmint include limonene, cineole, pinene, vitamin A, vitamin C, riboflavin, and thiamin. The combination of these antioxidant compounds with metabolism-balancing substances makes spearmint a powerful tool to prevent chronic diseases, including cancer, many of which are caused by free radicals attacking healthy cells. Antioxidants neutralize these free radicals and eliminate them from the body.

Spearmint, a diuretic, promotes urine flow and is often given for suppressed or painful urination, especially scalding urine. This property is useful for dropsy, or edema, and helps rid the body of excess water. It is thought to help flush gravel from the bladder, as well. The herb is said to promote perspiration, which can be helpful for cooling the body and lowering fevers, it also helps to rid the body of toxins through the skin. As a diaphoretic, Spearmint is very helpful in cases of flu and colds, especially when accompanied by a fever.

Spearmint, an analgesic, and calmative, it is used as a pain reliever and nerve tonic that is believed to ease tension, quiet the nerves, and relieve headaches, including migraines and vomiting. Menthol, one of the most powerful active ingredients in spearmint, has a soothing and sedative effect on the body, which has been known to produce a calm, relaxed state. If you suffer from chronic stress or anxiety, spearmint can help ease your mind and eliminate the negative effects of chronic stress hormones on your body’s systems

Spearmint is considered an effective expectorant that is good for sinusitis and helps to expel excess mucus, bringing relief to the upper respiratory tract, easing coughs and asthma. The high potassium levels found in spearmint are crucial to maintaining healthy blood pressure; potassium is a vasodilator, meaning that it relieves the stress on blood vessels and arteries, therefore helping prevent atherosclerosis, strokes, and heart attacks.

Ingredients: Organic Spearmint Leaf, Alcohol.

All of our ingredients are responsibly wild-crafted. No genetically modified organisms (GMO's) are involved. All other products that are distributed by us meet our high-quality standards.  

Instructions: Use 6-12 drops in 4 oz. juice or water, under the tongue or as desired. May be taken up to 4 times daily. Shake well. Store in cool dark place. Keep out of reach of children.

Contraindications: May have contraindications. Currently, there are no known warning or contraindications with the use of Spearmint. Consult your physician before using.

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Tincture may be refrigerated.

3ML glass dropper bottle