Mint

Botanical Name: Mentha spicata

Botanical Name:
Mentha spicata

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Botanical name:

Mentha spicata

Family:

Lamiaceae

Appearance:

Perennial plant of culture, up to 1 m high, strongly branched from the base. The smell of leaves, rubbed between the fingers is strong, characteristic of menthol. Species, hybrids and mint varieties can not be confused because they come exclusively from crops.

Origins:

Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, and North America

Active constituents:

  • Luteolin, hesperidine and routine, chlorogenic, caffeic and rosmarinic acids, tannins, choline, alpha and beta carotenes, gumi-resines, limonene, cineol

Healing properties:

It is used in dispensations, nausea, pyloric spasms, bile dyskinesia, gastrointestinal, as well as eupeptic and carminative tonics.

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