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peppermint:

see mintmint,
in botany, common name for members of the Labiatae, a large family of chiefly annual or perennial herbs. Several species are shrubby or climbing forms or, rarely, small trees.
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peppermint

peppermint

No poisonous lookalikes. Use leaves at any stage. Related to spearmint, which is also edible. Pale violet flowers with purple stem (Spearmint has green stem) Peppermint leaf- relieves gas, indigestion, heartburn, acid reflux, stomach pain, ulcers, intestinal cramps, colic, nausea, irritable bowel syndrome and just about every digestive complaint known. The oil in the leaves soothe the bowel muscles and calm the entire digestive tract. Relieves intestinal gas almost instantly. A relaxing anti-spasmotic that calms nerves, tension, sleep problems, herpes. Relaxes gallbladder and bile duct spasms, so be careful if you have stones or obstructions. Freshens breath, covering up garlic breath etc. Very powerful volatile oil that kills bad microorganisms- good for athlete’s foot, fungus, cancer etc.

peppermint

[′pep·ər‚mint]
(botany)
Any of various aromatic herbs of the genus Mentha in the family Labiatae, especially M. piperita.

peppermint

a temperate mint plant, Mentha piperita, with purple or white flowers: cultivated for its downy leaves, which yield a pungent oil
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Results: Spermatogenesis was suppressed and Johnsons score was decreased from normal spermatogenesis (10) to (6-8) in the experimental group 2 and was more improved in the Mentha piperita treated group as compare to the melatonin.
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Five medicinal plants including Mentha piperita (pudina), Violo odorata (panafsha), Trachyspermum copiticum (ajwain), Metricarea chamomile (babuna) and Foeniculum vulgare (saunf) were purchased from the local market of the Rawalakot Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan.
y otros cuatro autores, Antimicrobial Screening of Mentha piperita Essential Oils, J Agric Food Chem.
Mentha piperita is cultivated on large scale, especially in Mediterranean, tropics and subtropics (Sima, 2012).
Peppermint: Mentha piperita is a wonderful stimulating, aromatic plant and will also ease any nausea you might experience because of its anaesthetic effect on the nerve endings of the stomach.
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Our results revealed a strong activity of Punica granatum, Syzygium cumini and Rosmarinus officinalis (dichloromethane and methanol extracts), Arrabidaea chica (dichloromethane extract), Mentha piperita and Tabebuia avellanedae (methanol extract), with MIC varying from 0.
Extracts of Melissa officinalis, Mentha piperita, Rosmarinus officinalis, Salvia officinalis, Thymus vulgaris and Prunella vulgaris were tested to determine their cytotoxic concentrations.