Mentha


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Related to Mentha: Mentha arvensis, Mentha longifolia, Mentha piperita, Mentha spicata

Men·tha

(men'thă),
A genus of plants of the family Labiatae. Mentha piperita is peppermint; Mentha pulegium, pennyroyal; Mentha viridis, spearmint.
Synonym(s): mint
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Mentha

genus of herbs in family Lamiaceae; unidentified toxin; clinical signs include incoordination, diarrhea; with some plants abortion and photosensitization also recorded; includes M. australis (native mint), M. longifolia (horse mint), M. pulegium (penny royal), M. satureioides (native mint).
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The plant Mentha x villosa Hudson (Lamiaceae), known popularly as "hortela-da-folha-miuda," is a herb cultivated extensively in Brazil, where it is used for its beneficial effects such as anti-parasitic and tranquilizing action, relief of stomach disorders and of menstrual pain (Alencastro et al.
Borba MOP, Silva JF, Montenegro L, Jugmano O, Cavalcanti MM, Albuquerque PMS (1990) Fracoes ativas da Mentha crispa sobre camundongos albinos Swiss infectados com Schistosoma mansoni cepa Sao Lourenco da Mata.
Production of terpenes by differentiated shoot cultures of Mentha citrata transformed with Agrobacterium tumefaciens T37.
The chemical compositions revealed that this leaves had compositions similar to those of other Mentha piperita essential oils analyzed in Serbia by [11], which the major component was menthol (37.
Production of mentha oil, 35,000 tonnes last year, is expected to cross 42,000 tonnes due to this.
O interesse economico em especies de Mentha deve-se, principalmente, a exploracao comercial dos oleos essenciais que sao substancias complexas com grande polimorfismo quimico.
Wholly distilled from Mentha spicata, Spearmint Treattarome 9764 is a 100% natural FTNF clear distillate.
Potentiating effect of Mentha arvensis and chlorpromazine in the resistance to aminoglycosides of methicillin--resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
Great with potatoes, lamb and peas this mentha spicata variety is both highly popular and extremely versatile.
There are so many varieties of mint from which to choose, but the staple for most gardeners is Kentucky Colonel spearmint, Mentha Spicata "Kentucky Colonel.