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  Mentha longifolia
Mentha longifolia or wild mint is a fast-growing, perennial herb that has creeps along an underground rootstock.
Mentha (Latin for mint) is a cosmopolitan genus with about 20 to 30 species that are mainly found in temperate regions.
In England, Mentha longifolia is known as horse mint because the leaves are usually unpleasantly scented.(Codd 1985).
www.plantzafrica.com /plantklm/mentlong.htm   (991 words)

  Mentha and Schizonepeta   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mentha and schizonepeta are Chinese herbs that are frequently combined in formulas for treatment of several "surface" disorders, including skin eruptions, sinus infections, headaches, common cold, and influenza.
Mentha and schizonepeta are of the Labiatae family of plants, commonly called the mint family, and both are categorized as surface-relieving agents in the modern Chinese Materia Medica guides.
In addition, mentha is said to promote the flow of liver qi, though this application tends to be limited; the reference prescriptions for this use are Bupleurum and Tang-kuei Formula, Xiao Yao San, and its modification Bupleurum and Peony Formula, Jiawei Xiao Yao San, which contain mentha for regulating liver qi.
www.itmonline.org /arts/mentha.htm   (1724 words)

 botanical.com - A Modern Herbal | Mints - Herb Profile and Information
The fungus (Puccinia Mentha) which causes it develops inside the plant, and therefore cannot be reached by any purgicide, and as it is perennial, it cannot be got rid of by cutting off the latter.
Mentha rotundifolia is a sturdy plant having the habit of M.
The English Horsemint (Mentha sylvestris) is a strong-scented plant, frequent in damp, waste ground, usually growing in masses, with downy, egg-shaped leaves tapering to a point, with finely toothed margins, their undersides very white with silky hairs.
www.botanical.com /botanical/mgmh/m/mints-39.html   (10034 words)

 Mentha water
The Mentha water is steam distilled from fresh blossoms Bulgarian Mentha piperita of during the months of May and June of each year.
The natural Mentha water gently refreshes and moisturizes and calms the skin.
Recommended use: for compresses in irritated and puffy skin; as a lotion for improving general condition of the upper skin levels.
www.flowerwaters.com /menthawater.phtml   (256 words)

 Erowid Pennyroyal (Mentha pulegium) Vault : Legal Status
Pennyroyal (Mentha pulegium) is uncontrolled in the United States.
Mentha pulegium oil is approved for food use as a flavoring in the U.S. and appears in the FDA's list of substances Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS).
Hedeoma pulegioides oil is approved for food use as a flavoring in the U.S. and appears in the FDA's list of substances Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS).
www.erowid.org /herbs/pennyroyal/pennyroyal_law.shtml   (251 words)

 Definition of mentha - Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
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www.m-w.com /dictionary/mentha   (38 words)

 ♥ mentha ♥
I first appeared on this rock somewhere in 1980, so I remember Madonna's hairspray years, The New Kids on the Block and Boy George.
Getting my name not only meant recieving a form of identity, but also joining a line of women in my family named Mentha, a line that started somewhere in the middle of the 18th Century.
Several years on I got dragged to the other side of the world, where it snowed, but we went back after a few years.
www.mentha.nl   (332 words)

 eurobimbo's journey to enlightenment - the tuscany files - brunch with mentha!   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Our friend Mentha, a fellow expat living in Siena, invited us over for a "stranieri" (foreigner) brunch with the promise of non-Italian food.
Alessandra came along with us and by some small miracle I was able to navigate us to Mentha's house.
We had a great time meeting some of Mentha's friends and having all kinds of different discussions.
www.eurobimbo.vonbarkenhagen.com /The_Tuscany_Files/Life_in_Italy/brunch_with_mentha!   (172 words)

 Mentha oil as a commodity traded in Indian commodity exchanges like MCX and NCDEX
Mentha arvensis is a European mint herb that is adopted by the United States.
Mentha oil is extremely useful in a wide variety of industries namely food industry, pharmaceutical industry and also in perfumery and flavoring industries.
Mentha in India has reached out to all most all the households and has made a major impact because of the qualities present in it.
www.crnindia.com /commodity/menthaoil.html   (941 words)

 Mentha - Herbal Index - herbindex.net
mints (genus Mentha) are perennial herbs in the Family Lamiaceae.
There are about 25-30 species in the genus, seven from Australia, one in North America, and the others from Europe and Asia; several hybrids also occur.
The most common and popular mints for cultivation are peppermint (Mentha piperita), spearmint (Mentha spicata), and (more recently) pineapple mint (Mentha suaveolens).
www.herbindex.net /mentha.html   (427 words)

 Pure Peppermint Oil (Mentha Arvensis, Mentha Piperita)
Peppermint Oil (of mentha piperita) is famous for its ability to settle and slow the digestive system and is curative for indigestion and flatulence.
Peppermint Oil (of mentha piperita) is used in both Eastern and Western medicine for a variety of complaints including fevers, headaches, migraines, and arthritis.
Peppermint Oil of mentha piperita can also be used in linaments to relieve muscle pain, lumbago, joint pain and bruises as well as insect bite and itch relief.
www.100pureessentialoils.com /site/1562898/page/698828   (975 words)

 MDidea Extracts Professional:Newly Developed Extracts Series:Mentha Powder Extracts.Mentha averensis,Mentha ...
According to Oriental Materia Medica, mentha is pungent and cool, disperses wind-heat, cleanses the throat, and promotes skin eruptions; it is to be used for fever, headaches, hyperemia (excessive tearing), sore throat, oral and skin lesions, rash, and toothache.
Mentha (Bohe) is used with White peony root (Baishao) and Bupleurum root (Chaihu) in the formula Xiaoyao San.
Mentha aquatica, Mentha arvensis, Mentha citrata, Mentha longifolia, Mentha piperita, Mentha pulegium, Mentha rotundifolia, Mentha spicata, Mentha suaveolens, mint; Pudding grass.
www.mdidea.com /products/new/new100.html   (2774 words)

 Mentha diemenica - Growing Native Plants
About twenty-five species of Mentha are distributed throughout the world, six being endemic to Australia.
Mentha diemenica occurs in grassland and forest habitats from the Mt Lofty Ranges in South Australia, throughout Victoria and Tasmania, and north to the Blue Mountains of New South Wales.
Mentha diemenica is frost hardy, but it is susceptible to a rust fungus causing small brown spots on the underside of the leaves.
www.anbg.gov.au /gnp/gnp11/mentha-diemenica.html   (358 words)

 Mentha :: Lamiaceae : Gourt
Mentha (mint) is a genus of about 25-30 species of flowering plants in the family Lamiaceae, with a subcosmopolitan distribution, seven from Australia, one in North America, and the others from Europe and Asia; several hybrids also occur.
Mentha arvensis American Wild Mint - Description, photograph (from the state of Washington), habitat, ethnobotany, and distribution.
Mentha javanica - Photograph of the plant in flower.
science.gourt.com /Biology/Flora-and-Fauna/Plantae/Magnoliophyta/Magnoliopsida/Lamiaceae/Mentha.html   (289 words)

 Mentha - Water Mint
The common Water Mint is Mentha aquatica, a plant that looks much like the culinary mint, but with dense rounded, hairy green foliage with a purplish infusion borne on slender reddish stems.
This has short erect stems clothed with slender aromatic oval to lance-shaped, mid to dark green leaves.Light lavender-mauve to lilac blossoms are produced during summer in the axils of the leaves.
Mentha cervina is more clump-forming than either of its cousins and has slender erect stems clothed in small lance-shaped leaves which are crowned during late summer with stiff whorled spikes of dainty ultramarine to lilac flowers.
www.australianwatergardener.com /content.asp?articleId=170   (537 words)

 Hybridization in the section Mentha (Lamiaceae) inferred from AFLP markers -- Gobert et al. 89 (12): 2017 -- American ...
Heimans J. 1938 Chromosomes in the genus Mentha.
Lawrence B. 1978 A study of the monoterpene interrelationships in the genus Mentha with special reference to the origin of pulegone and menthofuran.
Sharma A. Bhattacharyya 1959 Cytological studies on different species of Mentha with special reference to the occurrence of chromosomal biotypes.
www.amjbot.org /cgi/content/full/89/12/2017   (3804 words)

 PLANTS Profile for Mentha spicata (spearmint) | USDA PLANTS
Mentha spicata L. Click on a thumbnail to view an image, or see all the Mentha thumbnails at the PLANTS Gallery
Mentha spicata L. Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Mentha spicata L. This plant is introduced to the United States from another country or countries.
plants.usda.gov /java/profile?symbol=MESP3   (285 words)

 PLANTS Profile for Mentha pulegium (pennyroyal) | USDA PLANTS
Mentha pulegium L. See all the Mentha thumbnails at the PLANTS Gallery
Mentha pulegium L. Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Mentha pulegium L. This plant is introduced to the United States from another country or countries.
plants.usda.gov /java/profile?symbol=MEPU   (206 words)

 Peppermint (Mentha x piperita L.)
The scientific name for peppermint (Mentha x piperita) is derived from the name Mintha, a Greek mythological nymph who transformed herself into the plant, and from the Latin piper meaning "pepper." Peppermint is believed to be a cross (hybrid) between spearmint and water mint that arose naturally.
The United States is a principal producer of peppermint, and the largest markets for peppermint oil are manufacturers of chewing gum, toothpaste, mouthwash, and pharmaceuticals.
[Efficiency of the use of peppermint (Mentha piperita L) essential oil inhalations in the combined multi-drug therapy for pulmonary tuberculosis].
allnutritionals.com /natural-products/peppermint-mentha-x-piperita-l.shtml   (2439 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mentha X gracilis Sole (pro sp.) [arvensis X spicata].
Synonymy: Mentha cardiaca (S.F. Gray) Gerarde ex Baker, Mentha gentilis auct.
Synonymy: Mentha alopecuroides Hull, Mentha nemorosa Willd., Mentha X villosa var.
www.csdl.tamu.edu /FLORA/cgi/ruled_html_query?colldir=kartesz/mgdata&collname=bonap98&query=Mentha   (241 words)

 Mentha spicata 'Kentucky Colonel'   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Soil barriers may be used to restrain rhizomatous spread if plants are grown in borders or other areas where spread is unwanted.
Spearmint (Mentha spicata) is a rhizomatous, upright perennial which is most commonly grown as a culinary herb and/or ground cover.
It typically grows to 2' tall and spreads by rhizomes to form an attractive ground cover.
www.mobot.org /gardeninghelp/plantfinder/Plant.asp?code=A244   (171 words)

 Menta - Mentha - Menthæ. Tlahui-Medic 8 II/1999
Oil of Peppermint is the volatile oil distilled with steam from the fresh overground parts of the flowering plant of Mentha piperita L., Fam.
It is much used in sick stomach and also as a flavor in the dose of one and one-half minims (0.1 cc.) and as an ingredient in the official Preparaciones listed above.
Oil of Spearmint is the volatile oil distilled with steam from the fresh, overground parts of the flowering plant of Mentha spicata L. Mentha viridis L.), Fam.
www.tlahui.com /medic/medic8/mentai.htm   (460 words)

 Health Concerns' Phellostatin compared to Blue Poppy Herbs' Perilla & Mentha   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Both these formulas treat candidiasis and both have been used to treat skin rashes and sinus congestion (although these are "off-label" uses for Perilla and Mentha).
Perilla and Mentha is a more moderate formula and is, therefore, less likely to provoke a Herxheimer or die-off reaction.
Whereas Phellostatin may be strong enough to treat chronic colitis, Perilla and Mentha is probably not, nor is Perilla and Mentha designed to treat leukorrhea and vaginitis as major complaints.
www.bluepoppy.com /compare/perillamentha_phellostatin.html   (123 words)

 Mentha arvensis
Mentha arvensis is great for a butterfly garden.
Mentha arvensis's foliage type is deciduous and is edible.
If the numbers are zero, there is a reason.
www.laspilitas.com /plants/431.htm   (434 words)

Mentha arvensis, Bilder ur Nordens Flora (in Swedish) [RUNEBERG]
Mentha sativa L. Mentha × gentilis ; [RK, 368]
Mentha crispa L. Mentha crispa ; [GMBOT, 710]
www.funet.fi /pub/sci/bio/life/plants/magnoliophyta/magnoliophytina/magnoliopsida/lamiaceae/mentha/index.html   (420 words)

 Mentha Arvensis Oil
Mentha arvensis L. Geographic origin of the plant:
Because it is antiseptic and anti-bacterial, it can be used in swollen gums, mouth wash or mouth ulcers, toothache.
Description : The essential oil is steam distilled from the herb of Mentha Arvensis immediately prior to the inflorescence of the plant, is known in the U. as Mint Oil or Cornmint Oil, while it is quite commonly called peppermint oil in other parts of the world.
www.msinp.com /herbs/menthaar.htm   (242 words)

 Mentha Piperita - Homeopathic Remedies
Compare: Rumex; Laches.; Mentha Pulegium - European Penny Royal - (pain in bones of forehead and extremities).
Mentha Viridis - Spearmint - (scanty urine with frequent desire).
The following are the strongest indications of Mentha Piperita for its use in homeopathy.
www.abchomeopathy.com /r.php/Ment   (240 words)

 Wild Plants of Malta & Gozo - Plant: Mentha pulegium (Peppermint)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This plant is brought to you by one of the project's sponsors:
Mentha = A name for an unfortunate Greek nymph named Mentha who got herself turned into a mint plant, and a genus of culinary herbs named after her, this is one of the oldest plant names still in use.
Pulegium vulgare, Melissa pulegium, Mentha aromatica, Mentha aucheri, Mentha daghestanica, Mentha gibraltarica, Mentha tomentella, Mentha tomentosa
www.marz-kreations.com /WildPlants/LABT/Mentha_pulegium.html   (1013 words)

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