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Mint

mint

(Science: botany) The name of several aromatic labiate plants, mostly of the genus mentha, yielding odouriferous essential oils by distillation. See Mentha.

corn mint is mentha arvensis. Horsemint is M. Sylvestris, and in the united states monarda punctata, which differs from the true mints in several respects. Mountain mint is any species of the related genus Pycnanthemum, common in North America. Peppermint is M. Piperita. Spearmint is M. Viridis. Water mint is M. Aquatica. Mint camphor.

(Science: chemistry) See menthol. Mint julep. See Julep. Mint sauce, a sauce flavored with spearmint, for meats.

Origin: AS. Minte, fr. L. Mentha, Gr.


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Re: Odd food poisoning-like symptoms, strange tastes

... tea however must of you have scraped your insides and lemon is Acidic outside the body but alkaline inside i'm not sure it will give you relief. Mint can cause you to burp acids and ammonia further up and down your pipes so be careful. Either try eating non acidic foods and go on an alkalizing ...

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by ElieSiag
Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:31 am
 
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... Well the burp is just a side effect of this miasma of an illness or dysfunction. If it was *just* the burp, I would not be as worried (I've heard mint can suppress the hydrogen sulfide taste). Did your mother also suffer from profuse diarrhea and sometimes vomiting during her liver enzymatic dysfuntcion ...

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by blackmantis
Sat Mar 26, 2011 3:30 am
 
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Re: freckles and pimples

... of coriander juice and some turmeric is an effective home remedy for Pimple treatment. Alternatively, if coriander juice is not available then mint juice can be used in its place.

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by Rigoberto
Wed Nov 24, 2010 6:53 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: freckles and pimples
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bacteria in mouth, plaque

... to the doctor if it is a concern for you, since underlying health conditions like diabetes can cause bad breath. You might want to avoid gum and mints that contain sugar because sugar actually FEEDS the bad breath-causing bacteria! You can also try natural cures such as baking soda, green cardamom, ...

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by badbreath
Tue Feb 09, 2010 8:09 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: bacteria in mouth, plaque
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Re: Oral Care and Bad Breath

... to the doctor if it is a concern for you, since underlying health conditions like diabetes can cause bad breath. You might want to avoid gum and mints that contain sugar because sugar actually FEEDS the bad breath-causing bacteria! You can also try natural cures such as baking soda, green cardamom, ...

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by badbreath
Tue Feb 09, 2010 8:06 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Oral Care
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