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  Mentha spicata L.
 
Scientific Name  Mentha spicata L.
Family Name  Lamiaceae
Common Name  Mint, Spearmint, Hierba Buena
Photo link  http://learta.com/nmc/nmc-pages/spearmint.htm
Studies on Diabetes 
Other Uses  Digestive disorders, irritable bowel syndrome, and as a flavoring agent. (NMCD; http://www.naturaldatabase.com/monograph.asp?mono_id=845&brand_id=, accessed 4/27/04).
Formulations used by  Informants  Hot infusion.
Phytochemistry  Volatile oil, resin and tannin (Kay 1996).
Potential Adverse  Effects  No clinical adverse effects were noted.
Potential Medication  Interactions  No clinical medication interactions were noted.
References  http://www.itis.usda.gov/index.html

 

 

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