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GENERAL FEATURES

Name: Mentha spicata
Synonyms/Scientific names: Mentha spicata L.[1]
Mentha viridis Linn.[2]
Synonyms/common names :
Spearmint, Garden mint[2]
Trade name:
Description: Family : Labiatae, Lamiaceae[1],[3]
Extract used:
Phyto-constituents
(active):
carvone, limonene, 1,8-cineole, trans-carveol [4]
protocatechuic aldehyde; protocatechuic acid; chrysoeriol; 5, 6-dihydroxy-7, 8, 3', 4'-tetramethoxyflavone; nodifloretin [5]
rotundifolone[6]
Actions
& Indications:
Pharmcological Action-
Therapeutic indications:
Preclinical study-
Notes:
REFERENCES
1. Spearmint Oil, Mentha spicata L. ; In : Encyclopedia of Food and Color Additives, Volume 1 by Burdock GA, CRC Press, 1997, page no. 2637.
https://books.google.co.in/books?id=vxtxWneRBN4C&pg=PA2637
2. 54. Spearmint; In : American Medicinal Plants of Commercial Importance. Miscellaneous Publication No. 77, US department of Agriculture, 1930, page no. 54.
https://books.google.co.in/books?id=0lxq3HZCFTYC&pg=PA54
3. In vitro antibacterial activity of ethanolic extracts of Mentha spicata L. and Artemisia campestris from Algeria by Houicher A et al ; In : Microbes in the Spotlight: Recent Progress in the Understanding of Beneficial and Harmful Microorganisms, by Méndez-Vilas A, Universal Publishers, 2016, page no. 272.
https://books.google.co.in/books?id=s2C8DAAAQBAJ&pg=PA272
4. Chauhan RS et al, Chemical composition of essential oils in Mentha spicata L. accession [IIIM(J)26] from North-West Himalayan region, India. Industrial Crops and Products 2009;29(2-3):654–656.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2008.12.003
5. Chen GT et al, Study of chemical constituents in active parts of Mentha spicata III. Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 2006 ;31(7):560-2.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16780158
6. Thach LN et al, The new rich source of rotundifolone: Mentha aquatica Linn. var. crispa oil from microwave-assisted hydrodistillation. The Journal of Essential Oil Research 2013;25(1):39–43.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10412905.2013.759360