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Spearmint Fine Cut Leaves Dried - 75 g - Herbal Collection

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Spearmint Fine Cut Leaves Dried - 75 g - Herbal Collection

Mentha spicata


 

TRADITIONALLY USED FOR

It's high in antioxidants and other beneficial plant compounds that may help balance hormones, lower blood sugar and improve digestion. It may even reduce stress and improve memory. 

 

Overall, spearmint makes a great addition to any diet — particularly in the form of spearmint tea, which can be enjoyed hot or cold

INFORMATION

Source : http://www.wikiphyto.org/wiki/Spearmint

 

Reference on http://www.wikiphyto.org

 

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plant name

 

Spearmint, spearmint, sweet mint , Moroccan nana , Moroccan mint

 

International Latin denomination

 

Mentha spicata L. or Mentha spicata Huds., Mentha viridis L.

 

botanical family

 

Lamiaceae

 

Description and habitat

 

 

History and tradition

 

  • It's the mint of restaurateurs and ice cream parlors

 

Parts used

 

Dosage forms available

 

 

Usual dosages

 

Composition

 

Main components of the plant

 

 

Main components of buds or young shoots

 

Main components of essential oil

 

 

Properties

 

Plant properties

 

 

Bud properties

 

Properties of essential oil

 

 

Indications

 

Indications of the whole plant (phytotherapy)

 

Indications of the bud (gemmotherapy)

 

Specific indications of essential oil (aromatherapy)

 

Known or suspected mode of action

 

Usual formulations

 

  • Infusion: 10 grams of fresh leaves in a cup of boiling water, infuse for 10 minutes, drink a cup after meals
  • Poultice of fresh leaves: to apply on insect bites or bruises
  • Tonic and refreshing syrup:
    • Ingredients: 2 bowls of mint leaves, one liter of boiling water, 1 kg of sugar
    • Wash the mint leaves, drain them well, put them in a glass container or a heat-resistant pot, pour boiling water, leave to infuse covered for a day. Filter, add the sugar and cook again for another hour over very low heat. Skim and bottle when the syrup has cooled.

 

Regulations

 

 

Possible side effects and precautions for use

 

Bibliographic references

 

  1. Go↑ Wendy Pearson, Ronald S Fletcher, Laima S Kott, Mark B Hurtig. Protection against LPS-induced cartilage inflammation and degradation provided by a biological extract of Mentha spicata. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. May 2010 [1]
  2. Go↑ Haniadka, R., Popouri, S., Palatty, P. L., Arora, R., & Baliga, M. S. (2012). Medicinal plants as antiemetics in the treatment of cancer: a review. Integrative cancer therapies, 11(1), 18–28. https://doi.org/10.1177/1534735411413266 PMID 21821652

 

 

CAUTION

Store in a cool, dry place, away from light. Keep tightly closed, away from the reach of Children and pets.

Do not exceed the daily dose.

 

This product is not intended to prevent or cure any form of illness or disease.
 

If you are pregnant or nursing ; If you have a medical condition or are in the course of medical treatment ; If you are programmed for theater/operation in the near future, please consult your healthcare practitioner before using this product.

 

This product cannot replace a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle.

 

This product has not been evaluated by the SAHPRA for its quality, safety or intended use.

 

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