Spearmint (Mentha spicata) has a minty, slightly fruity scent, softer than peppermint. A rich antioxidant, spearmint helps support the respiratory and nervous systems* and may help open and release emotional blocks leading to a sense of balance and well-being. Spearmint may also be used to enhance the flavor of food. Spearmint has an approximate ORAC of 5,398 (TE/L). TE/L is expressed as micromole Trolox equivalent per liter.