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spearmint:

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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spearmint

spearmint

Related to Peppermint but with spearmint taste and smell. Pale violet pinkish flowers, square stem, hairless leaves and stem. Antiseptic, antispasmodic, stimulant. Used to relieve bronchitis, fevers, headache, gas (flatulence), calm nerves, stress, spasms, cramps, stomach pains, indigestion, nausea, sinus congestion, motion sickness, morning sickness, diarrhea, colds, flu. Helps stop vomiting during pregnancy. Gentle colic relief for babies. Mouth freshener- chew leaves. Makes a great tasting tea. Gives sensation of “cooling”, (opposite of cayenne) Helps treat cancerous growths and tumors.

spearmint

[′spir‚mint]
(botany)
Mentha spicata. An aromatic plant of the mint family, Labiatae; the leaves are used as a flavoring in foods.

spearmint

a purple-flowered mint plant, Mentha spicata, of S and central Europe, cultivated for its leaves, which yield an oil used for flavouring
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Sales of spearmint oil will witness a significant growth through online portals among other distribution channels.
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HOW TO CLAIM Simply cut out the voucher below and present it along with one 15g pouch of Mentos Pure Fresh chewing gum in either spearmint or fresh mint flavour to redeem the item for free, when presented at the checkout of The Co-operative Food stores or Scotmid store in Scotland.
In recent years, there has been growing interest in finding natural antioxidants, phenols as well as flavonoids in extraction oils of spearmint plants because they inhibit oxidative damage and may consequently prevent inflammatory conditions and their important role in the prevention of various degenerative diseases [29] ageing and neurodegenerative disease [22].
Orbit Spearmint and Wintermint and 5 Cobalt and Rain will also be available in Wrigley's new 50-piece Car Cup for a suggested retail price of $3.49.
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The toothpaste also contains hydrogen peroxide for a gentle whitening effect; the essence of tea tree, spearmint and peppermint oils and Xylitol; and the antiseptic, antimicrobial and antioxidant botanicals of echinacea, goldenseal, clove, ginseng and ginkgo.
Enhanced foaming ingredients create a rich and creamy lather, while premium peppermint and spearmint oils deliver a crisp mint flavor and cooling agents give longer lasting fresh breath.
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