Benefits Of Healthvit Spearmint Oil This oil has been known to increase overall metabolism and soothe the intestines, relieve the respiratory system, and bring about a feeling of well being. It is antispasmodic, anti-infectious, antiparasitic, antiseptic, and anti-inflammatory. Its hormone-like activity may help open and release emotional blocks and bring about a feeling of balance. It has been used to increase metabolism to burn fat. Spearmint is not compatible with homeopathic treatment. The properties of spearmint oil resemble those of peppermint but its effects are less powerful. It has been used for asthma, bronchitis, catarrhal conditions, sinusitis, colic, flatulence, nausea, vomiting, colds, fatigue, headache, migraine, nervous strain, and stress. Spearmint is used as a fragrance component, mainly in soaps and colognes, and as a flavoring ingredient in products such as toothpaste, chewing gum, confectionery, alcoholic, and soft drinks. Caution: non-toxic, non-irritant, non sensitizing.