Spearmint Well known for its sweet and minty flavour, Spearmint is often used in cooking, but can also be applied topically. Spearmint is a milder alternative to other mint essential oils. Main Benefits: — Cleanses the mouth and promotes fresh breath — Promotes a sense of focus — Flavourful addition to candies, gums and desserts Uses: ■ ■ ■ ■ 58 reate your own mint candies using Spearmint oil, sugar, water and agave syrup. C Massage on back of neck to relieve tight muscles. Add one drop to desserts, drinks, salads or entrées. Apply a drop of Spearmint oil to your finger and run along your lips after applying a layer of lip balm.