Planetary Associations: Venus
Astrological Associations: Libra
Chakra Associations: Solar Plexus, Heart + throat
Magical Properties: Healing, Love + Mental Powers
Healing Properties: Amphoteric, Flavouring Agent, Lung Disease
Botanical Name: Mentha spicata
Origin: Europe + Asia
Spearmint, also called Garden Mint, is uplifting and refreshing. Interesting it can either be calming or energizing depending on what your body needs. If you are feeling stressed, tense or exhausted a cup of spearmint tea can be a relaxing nerve tonic. Spearmint is sometimes used to provoke lust, when you smell it is believed to increase and sharpen your mental powers.
**Always consult a physician before using herbal products, especially if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medication(s). These herbs, resins, roots, flowers, and powders are meant to be used for spell and ritual work.