Our 3 Best Kept Secrets: Spearmint, Tangerine, and Lime

Our 3 Best Kept Secrets: Spearmint, Tangerine, and Lime

Mint and citrus are an agreeable summertime pairing, while all-time favorite oils Peppermint, Wild Orange, and Lemon are sure to please, there are plenty of other options to try. If you have yet to try Spearmint, Tangerine, and Lime, you’re missing out—both on benefits and captivating flavor.  


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.    

If you find Peppermint oil to be too strong, Spearmint is a great substitute. Similar to Peppermint, Spearmint oil helps provide you with a sense of focus when worn or inhaled. You can also use it in oral hygiene in mouth rinses.  

The Wider World of Citrus Oils

Tangerine and Lime are pretty closely related, both belonging to the Rutacae family and Citrus genus. If you love Wild Orange, Tangerine has a similar orangey aroma, but it is more mild and sweet and has soothing and relaxing properties. Lime is a tangy, fresh option sure to brighten any day, but like Lemon also possesses many other uses. 

Tangerine 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.



**Citrus oils can cause photosensitivity, so we do not recommend exposing the skin to direct sunlight after topical application of those essential oils. However, shampoo and cleansers are wash off products so there is no phototoxicity concern. Essential oils on their own are very potent and that is why citrus oils carry the photosensitivity warning. 

*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.



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