Mentha

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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).