mentha

Summary

Summary: Mentha is a genus of the mint family (LAMIACEAE). It is known for species having characteristic flavor and aroma.

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  1. Nair B. Final report on the safety assessment of Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Leaf Extract, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Leaf, and Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Leaf Water. Int J Toxicol. 2001;20 Suppl 3:61-73 pubmed
    b>Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Leaf Extract, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Leaf, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Leaf Water are obtained from the Mentha piperita plant...
  2. Phatak S, Heble M. Organogenesis and terpenoid synthesis in Mentha arvensis. Fitoterapia. 2002;73:32-9 pubmed
    Leaf discs obtained from field grown plants of Mentha arvensis were used to initiate multiple shoots on Murashige and Skoog (MS) medium supplemented with 6-benzylaminopurine (5 mg l(-1)) and naphthaleneacetic acid (0.5 mg l(-1))...
  3. Moreno L, Bello R, Primo Yüfera E, Esplugues J. Pharmacological properties of the methanol extract from Mentha suaveolens Ehrh. Phytother Res. 2002;16 Suppl 1:S10-3 pubmed
    ..Moreover, the in vitro studies showed a significant diminution in the contractile effects induced by histamine, serotonin and acetylcholine...
  4. Mkaddem M, Bouajila J, Ennajar M, Lebrihi A, Mathieu F, Romdhane M. Chemical composition and antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of Mentha (longifolia L. and viridis) essential oils. J Food Sci. 2009;74:M358-63 pubmed publisher
    ..Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria, fungi, and yeast) activities of essential oils extracted from leaves of Mentha longifolia L. and Mentha viridis. GC-MS analysis revealed that M. longifolia was constituted by pulegone (54...
  5. Salin O, Törmäkangas L, Leinonen M, Saario E, Hagström M, Ketola R, et al. Corn mint (Mentha arvensis) extract diminishes acute Chlamydia pneumoniae infection in vitro and in vivo. J Agric Food Chem. 2011;59:12836-42 pubmed publisher
    Corn mint ( Mentha arvensis ) provides a good source of natural phenols such as flavone glycosides and caffeic acid derivatives, which may have prophylactic properties against inflammations...
  6. Tyagi A, Gottardi D, Malik A, Guerzoni M. Anti-yeast activity of mentha oil and vapours through in vitro and in vivo (real fruit juices) assays. Food Chem. 2013;137:108-14 pubmed publisher
    The anti-yeast activity of mentha oil and vapours was evaluated against 8 food spoiling yeasts through disc diffusion, disc volatilisation and micro broth dilution method...
  7. Lahlou S, Carneiro Leão R, Leal Cardoso J, Toscano C. Cardiovascular effects of the essential oil of Mentha x villosa and its main constituent, piperitenone oxide, in normotensive anaesthetised rats: role of the autonomic nervous system. Planta Med. 2001;67:638-43 pubmed
    Cardiovascular effects of intravenous (i. v.) treatment with the essential oil of Mentha x villosa (EOMV) were investigated in pentobarbitone-anaesthetised rats...
  8. Olsen H, Stafford G, van Staden J, Christensen S, Jäger A. Isolation of the MAO-inhibitor naringenin from Mentha aquatica L. J Ethnopharmacol. 2008;117:500-2 pubmed publisher
    ..To isolate the compound(s) responsible for the MAO-inhibitory activity...
  9. Oumzil H, Ghoulami S, Rhajaoui M, Ilidrissi A, Fkih Tetouani S, Faid M, et al. Antibacterial and antifungal activity of essential oils of Mentha suaveolens. Phytother Res. 2002;16:727-31 pubmed
    The essential oils (EO) of Mentha suaveolens, a wild Labiatae, which grows in several regions in Morocco, were characterized and their antimicrobial activity assessed...

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  1. Shahverdi A, Rafii F, Tavassoli F, Bagheri M, Attar F, Ghahraman A. Piperitone from Mentha longifolia var. chorodictya Rech F. reduces the nitrofurantoin resistance of strains of enterobacteriaceae. Phytother Res. 2004;18:911-4 pubmed
    The diluted essential oil of Mentha longifolia (L.) var. chlorodictya Rech F...
  2. Kamkar A, Javan A, Asadi F, Kamalinejad M. The antioxidative effect of Iranian Mentha pulegium extracts and essential oil in sunflower oil. Food Chem Toxicol. 2010;48:1796-800 pubmed publisher
    ..Results showed that DPPH and beta-carotene-linoleic acid assay findings on the Mentha pulegium extracts were comparable to those found on BHT. Furthermore, in all incubation time points, M...
  3. Koliopoulos G, Pitarokili D, Kioulos E, Michaelakis A, Tzakou O. Chemical composition and larvicidal evaluation of Mentha, Salvia, and Melissa essential oils against the West Nile virus mosquito Culex pipiens. Parasitol Res. 2010;107:327-35 pubmed publisher
    The volatile metabolites of wild-growing Mentha spicata, M. longifolia, M. suaveolens, Melissa officinalis, Salvia fruticosa, S. pomifera subsp. calycina, and S. pomifera subsp...
  4. Lindqvist C, Scheen A, Yoo M, Grey P, Oppenheimer D, Leebens Mack J, et al. An expressed sequence tag (EST) library from developing fruits of an Hawaiian endemic mint (Stenogyne rugosa, Lamiaceae): characterization and microsatellite markers. BMC Plant Biol. 2006;6:16 pubmed
    ..We constructed an EST library from developing fleshy nutlets of Stenogyne rugosa principally to identify genetic markers for the Hawaiian endemic mints...
  5. Jain D, Pathak N, Khan S, Raghuram G, Bhargava A, Samarth R, et al. Evaluation of cytotoxicity and anticarcinogenic potential of Mentha leaf extracts. Int J Toxicol. 2011;30:225-36 pubmed publisher
    We examined the possible molecular mechanisms underlying the cytotoxicity and anticarcinogenic potential of Mentha leaf extracts (petroleum ether, benzene, chloroform, ethyl acetate, methanol, and water extracts) on 6 human cancer (HeLa, ..
  6. Turner G, Croteau R. Organization of monoterpene biosynthesis in Mentha. Immunocytochemical localizations of geranyl diphosphate synthase, limonene-6-hydroxylase, isopiperitenol dehydrogenase, and pulegone reductase. Plant Physiol. 2004;136:4215-27 pubmed
    ..four enzymes involved in p-menthane monoterpene biosynthesis in mint: the large and small subunits of peppermint (Mentha x piperita) geranyl diphosphate synthase, spearmint (Mentha spicata) (-)-(4S)-limonene-6-hydroxylase, peppermint (-..
  7. Samarth R, Goyal P, Kumar A. Modulation of serum phosphatases activity in Swiss albino mice against gamma irradiation by Mentha piperita Linn. Phytother Res. 2002;16:586-9 pubmed
    The modulatory influence of mentha oil (Mentha piperita Linn.) against a lethal dose (8...
  8. Vining K, Davis T. Isolation of a Ve homolog, mVe1, and its relationship to Verticillium wilt resistance in Mentha longifolia (L.) Huds. Mol Genet Genomics. 2009;282:173-84 pubmed publisher
    ..plants, we report the sequencing of a candidate wilt resistance gene, mVe1, from the mint diploid model species, Mentha longifolia (Lamiaceae). mVe1 is a putative homolog of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L...
  9. Coutinho H, Costa J, Lima E, Falcão Silva V, Siqueira Júnior J. Enhancement of the antibiotic activity against a multiresistant Escherichia coli by Mentha arvensis L. and chlorpromazine. Chemotherapy. 2008;54:328-30 pubmed publisher
    This is the first report testing the antibiotic resistance-modifying activity of Mentha arvensis.
  10. Mucciarelli M, Camusso W, Maffei M, Panicco P, Bicchi C. Volatile terpenoids of endophyte-free and infected peppermint (Mentha piperita L.): chemical partitioning of a symbiosis. Microb Ecol. 2007;54:685-96 pubmed
  11. Dorman H, Koşar M, Kahlos K, Holm Y, Hiltunen R. Antioxidant properties and composition of aqueous extracts from Mentha species, hybrids, varieties, and cultivars. J Agric Food Chem. 2003;51:4563-9 pubmed
    Water-soluble extracts from the Mentha species M. aquatica L. and M. haplocalyx Briq., the hybrids M. x dalmatica L. and M. x verticillata L., the varieties M. arvensis var. japanensis [M. arvensis L. var...
  12. Cao G, Shan Q, Li X, Cong X, Zhang Y, Cai H, et al. Analysis of fresh Mentha haplocalyx volatile components by comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography and high-resolution time-of-flight mass spectrometry. Analyst. 2011;136:4653-61 pubmed publisher
    Fresh Mentha haplocalyx is a well known traditional Chinese medicinal material (CMM) used in both China and America...
  13. Teles N, Fechine F, Viana F, Viana I, Nascimento D, Leite A, et al. Evaluation of the therapeutic efficacy of Mentha crispa in the treatment of giardiasis. Contemp Clin Trials. 2011;32:809-13 pubmed publisher
    ..current treatment of giardiasis includes the use of several drugs, among them, herbal medicines formulated with Mentha crispa. Thus, the purpose of this study was to evaluate the therapeutic efficacy of M...
  14. Jagetia G, Baliga M. Influence of the leaf extract of Mentha arvensis Linn. (mint) on the survival of mice exposed to different doses of gamma radiation. Strahlenther Onkol. 2002;178:91-8 pubmed
    The aim of the present study was to evaluate the radioprotective effect of Mentha arvensis (mint) on the survival of mice exposed to various doses of whole-body gamma radiation.
  15. Inoue T, Sugimoto Y, Masuda H, Kamei C. Antiallergic effect of flavonoid glycosides obtained from Mentha piperita L. Biol Pharm Bull. 2002;25:256-9 pubmed
    ..6), rosmarinic acid (7) and 5,7-dihydroxycromone-7-O-rutinoside (8), were isolated from the aerial part of Mentha piperita L...
  16. She G, Xu C, Liu B, Shi R. Polyphenolic acids from mint (the aerial of Mentha haplocalyx Briq.) with DPPH radical scavenging activity. J Food Sci. 2010;75:C359-62 pubmed publisher
    Vegetables of mint (the aerial part of Mentha haplocalyx) contain a significant amount of polyphenols with many health benefits. The crude aqueous acetone extract exhibited high antioxidant activity (IC(50)= 45...
  17. Sharma N, Jacob D. Assessment of reversible contraceptive efficacy of methanol extract of Mentha arvensis L. leaves in male albino mice. J Ethnopharmacol. 2002;80:9-13 pubmed
    The present study was undertaken to assess the reversible contraceptive efficacy of methanolic extract of Mentha arvensis leaves...
  18. Atsbaha Zebelo S, Bertea C, Bossi S, Occhipinti A, Gnavi G, Maffei M. Chrysolina herbacea modulates terpenoid biosynthesis of Mentha aquatica L. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e17195 pubmed publisher
    ..This study describes the ability of Chrysolina herbacea to use volatiles emitted by undamaged Mentha aquatica plants as attractants and the plant's response to herbivory, which involves the production of deterrent ..
  19. Koşar M, Dorman H, Can Başer K, Hiltunen R. Screening of free radical scavenging compounds in water extracts of Mentha samples using a postcolumn derivatization method. J Agric Food Chem. 2004;52:5004-10 pubmed
    ..Nine water extracts were prepared from different Mentha species, varieties, hybrids, and cultivars...
  20. Choudhury R, Kumar A, Garg A. Analysis of Indian mint (Mentha spicata) for essential, trace and toxic elements and its antioxidant behaviour. J Pharm Biomed Anal. 2006;41:825-32 pubmed
    Mint, belonging to the genus Mentha in the family Labiatae (Lamiaceae) is pungent in taste with post digestive effects and hot potency...
  21. Shaiq Ali M, Ahmed W, Saleem M, Khan T. Longifoamide-A and B: Two new ceramides from Mentha longifolia (Lamiaceae). Nat Prod Res. 2006;20:953-60 pubmed
    ..6'-Z)-N-[2,3,4-trihydroxy-1-(hydroxymethyl)octadecyl]} were isolated from a methanol extract of Mentha longifolia...
  22. Gobert V, Moja S, Taberlet P, Wink M. Heterogeneity of three molecular data partition phylogenies of mints related to M. x piperita (Mentha; Lamiaceae). Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2006;8:470-85 pubmed
    ..AFLP-ISSR data clustered M. x piperita with the parent that had the largest genome. This study sheds light on differential of introgression of different genome regions in mint hybrids...
  23. Villaseñor I, Echegoyen D, Angelada J. A new antimutagen from Mentha cordifolia Opiz. Mutat Res. 2002;515:141-6 pubmed
    The CHCl(3) extract of Mentha cordifolia Opiz. showed antimutagenicity against tetracycline...
  24. Behnam S, Farzaneh M, Ahmadzadeh M, Tehrani A. Composition and antifungal activity of essential oils of Mentha piperita and Lavendula angustifolia on post-harvest phytopathogens. Commun Agric Appl Biol Sci. 2006;71:1321-6 pubmed
    ..Essential oils of aerial parts of Mentha piperita and Lavendula angustifolia were obtained with hydrodistillation and oils composition identified with GC-..
  25. Akdogan M, Kilinc I, Oncu M, Karaoz E, Delibas N. Investigation of biochemical and histopathological effects of Mentha piperita L. and Mentha spicata L. on kidney tissue in rats. Hum Exp Toxicol. 2003;22:213-9 pubmed
    ..This study is aimed at investigating the biochemical and histological effects of Mentha piperita L., growing in the Yenisar Bademli town of Isparta City, and Mentha spicata L...
  26. Coutinho H, Costa J, Lima E, Falcão Silva V, Siqueira Júnior J. Potentiating effect of Mentha arvensis and chlorpromazine in the resistance to aminoglycosides of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. In Vivo. 2009;23:287-9 pubmed
    This is the first report testing the antibiotic resistance-modifying activity of Mentha arvensis against MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus).
  27. Lopez V, Martin S, Gómez Serranillos M, Carretero M, Jäger A, Calvo M. Neuroprotective and neurochemical properties of mint extracts. Phytother Res. 2010;24:869-74 pubmed publisher
    ..central nervous system (CNS) activities of traditional medicinal plants, four species and one hybrid of the genus Mentha (M. aquatica, M. longifolia, M. pulegium, M. suaveolens and M. x piperita) were selected...
  28. Bertoli A, Leonardi M, Krzyzanowska J, Oleszek W, Pistelli L. Mentha longifolia in vitro cultures as safe source of flavouring ingredients. Acta Biochim Pol. 2011;58:581-7 pubmed
    ..Therefore the in vitro M. longifolia plantlets and callus may be regarded as a potential source of a safe flavouring agent...
  29. Oinonen P, Jokela J, Hatakka A, Vuorela P. Linarin, a selective acetylcholinesterase inhibitor from Mentha arvensis. Fitoterapia. 2006;77:429-34 pubmed
    Linarin (acacetin-7-O-beta-d-rutinoside) from the flower extract of Mentha arvensis showed selective dose dependent inhibitory effect on acetylcholinesterase.
  30. Iscan G, Kirimer N, Kurkcuoglu M, Baser K, Demirci F. Antimicrobial screening of Mentha piperita essential oils. J Agric Food Chem. 2002;50:3943-6 pubmed
    Essential oils of peppermint Mentha piperita L. (Lamiaceae), which are used in flavors, fragrances, and pharmaceuticals, were investigated for their antimicrobial properties against 21 human and plant pathogenic microorganisms...
  31. Aslan M, Unlü M, Turkmen N, Yilmaz Y. Sorption of cadmium and effects on growth, protein content, and photosynthetic pigment composition of Nasturtium officinale R. Br. and Mentha aquatica L. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 2003;71:323-9 pubmed
  32. Larkov O, Zaks A, Bar E, Lewinsohn E, Dudai N, Mayer A, et al. Enantioselective monoterpene alcohol acetylation in Origanum, Mentha and Salvia species. Phytochemistry. 2008;69:2565-71 pubmed publisher
    Selected plants within the Origanum, Mentha and Salvia genera, that contain significant amounts of chiral volatile alcohols and their related acetates, exhibit remarkable enantioselectivity of alcohol acetyl transferase (AAT) activity and ..
  33. Guedes D, Silva D, Barbosa Filho J, de Medeiros I. Endothelium-dependent hypotensive and vasorelaxant effects of the essential oil from aerial parts of Mentha x villosa in rats. Phytomedicine. 2004;11:490-7 pubmed
    Cardiovascular effects of an essential oil from the aerial parts of Mentha x villosa (OEMV) were tested in rats using a combined in vivo and in vitro approach...
  34. Al Bayati F. Isolation and identification of antimicrobial compound from Mentha longifolia L. leaves grown wild in Iraq. Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob. 2009;8:20 pubmed publisher
    b>Mentha longifolia L...
  35. Soković M, Vukojevic J, Marin P, Brkic D, Vajs V, Van Griensven L. Chemical composition of essential oils of Thymus and Mentha species and their antifungal activities. Molecules. 2009;14:238-49 pubmed publisher
    The potential antifungal effects of Thymus vulgaris L., Thymus tosevii L., Mentha spicata L., and Mentha piperita L...
  36. Shin T. Inhibition of immunologic and nonimmunologic stimulation-mediated anaphylactic reactions by the aqueous extract of Mentha arvensis. Immunopharmacol Immunotoxicol. 2003;25:273-83 pubmed
    The effect of aqueous extract of Mentha arvensis L. var. piperascens Malinv. (Labiatae) (MAAE) on immunologic and nonimmunologic stimulation-mediated anaphylactic reactions was studied...
  37. Mimica Dukic N, Bozin B, Sokovic M, Mihajlović B, Matavulj M. Antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of three Mentha species essential oils. Planta Med. 2003;69:413-9 pubmed
    ..study describes the antimicrobial activity and free radical scavenging capacity (RSC) of essential oils from Mentha aquatica L., Mentha longifolia L., and Mentha piperita L...
  38. Lee M, Lee J, Seo C, Ha H, Lee N, Shin H. Protective effects of Mentha haplocalyx ethanol extract (MH) in a mouse model of allergic asthma. Phytother Res. 2011;25:863-9 pubmed publisher
    b>Mentha haplocalyx Briq., a commonly used herb in traditional Oriental medicine, has a variety of known pharmacological properties...
  39. Sinha R, Chattopadhyay S. Changes in the leaf proteome profile of Mentha arvensis in response to Alternaria alternata infection. J Proteomics. 2011;74:327-36 pubmed publisher
    ..A proteomic approach was used to study the changes in the leaf proteome profile of the plant Mentha arvensis infected with a necrotrophic fungus, Alternaria alternata...
  40. Rubio C, Lucas J, Gutierrez A, Glez Weller D, Pérez Marrero B, Caballero J, et al. Evaluation of metal concentrations in mentha herbal teas (Mentha piperita, Mentha pulegium and Mentha species) by inductively coupled plasma spectrometry. J Pharm Biomed Anal. 2012;71:11-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Cu, Fe, Mn, Zn, Li, Ni, and Mo were determined by inductively coupled plasma spectrometry (ICPS) in 36 samples of Mentha sp...
  41. Nedel F, Begnini K, Carvalho P, Lund R, Beira F, Del Pino F. Antiproliferative activity of flower hexane extract obtained from Mentha spicata associated with Mentha rotundifolia against the MCF7, KB, and NIH/3T3 cell lines. J Med Food. 2012;15:955-8 pubmed publisher
    This study assessed the antiproliferative effect in vitro of the flower hexane extract obtained from Mentha spicata associated with Mentha rotundifolia against the human breast adenocarcinoma (MCF-7), human mouth epidermal carcinoma (KB), ..
  42. Roy D, Mukhopadhyay S. Enhanced rosmarinic acid production in cultured plants of two species of Mentha. Indian J Exp Biol. 2012;50:817-25 pubmed
    ..investigation an attempt has been made to enhance rosmarinic acid level in plants, grown in vitro, of 2 species of Mentha in presence of 2 precursors in the nutrient media during culture...
  43. Pajohi M, Tajik H, Farshid A, Basti A, Hadian M. Effects of Mentha longifolia L. essential oil and nisin alone and in combination on Bacillus cereus and Bacillus subtilis in a food model and bacterial ultrastructural changes. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2011;8:283-90 pubmed publisher
    ..This study was aimed at determining the effects of the essential oil of Mentha longifolia L...
  44. Novikov O, Pisarev D, Zhilyakova E, Novikova M, Pisareva N, Voronkova O, et al. Using the matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization for the analysis of flavonoid glycosides in objects of plant origin. Bull Exp Biol Med. 2013;154:399-402 pubmed
  45. El Nabawy E, Tsuda K, Sakamaki Y, Oda A, Ushijima Y. The Effect of Organic Fertilizers and Flowering Plants on Sheet-Web and Wolf Spider Populations (Araneae: Lycosidae and Linyphiidae) and Its Importance for Pest Control. J Insect Sci. 2016;16: pubmed publisher
    ..spearmint (Mentha spicata L.), and basil (Ocimum basilicum L.)...
  46. Zajączkowska U, Barlow P. The effect of lunisolar tidal acceleration on stem elongation growth, nutations and leaf movements in peppermint (Mentha × piperita L.). Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2017;19:630-642 pubmed publisher
    ..This phenomenon is synchronised with the known effects of Etide on nutations and leaf movements...
  47. Guedes D, Silva D, Barbosa Filho J, Medeiros I. Muscarinic agonist properties involved in the hypotensive and vasorelaxant responses of rotundifolone in rats. Planta Med. 2002;68:700-4 pubmed
    The acute cardiovascular effects of rotundifolone (ROT), the major constituent (63.5 %) of the essential oil of Mentha x villosa (OEMV), were tested in rats by using a combined (in vivo and in vitro) approach...
  48. Toledano A, Borromeo S, Luna G, Molina E, Solana A, García Polo P, et al. Objective assessment of olfactory function using functional magnetic resonance imaging. Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp. 2012;63:280-5 pubmed
    ..5%) and temporo-parietal cortex, especially in the areas related to emotional integration. The device has demonstrated its effectiveness in stimulating olfactory areas and its capacity to adapt to fMRI equipment. ..
  49. Wriessnegger T, Moser S, Emmerstorfer Augustin A, Leitner E, Müller M, Kaluzna I, et al. Enhancing cytochrome P450-mediated conversions in P. pastoris through RAD52 over-expression and optimizing the cultivation conditions. Fungal Genet Biol. 2016;89:114-125 pubmed publisher
    ..pastoris as confirmed here for two additional membrane-attached CYPs, namely the limonene-3-hydroxylase from Mentha piperita and the human CYP2D6.
  50. Peterson C, Kaufmann G, Vandello C, Richardson M. Parent genotype and environmental factors influence introduction success of the critically endangered Savannas Mint (Dicerandra immaculata var. savannarum). PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e61429 pubmed publisher
  51. de Oliveira K, Berger L, de Araújo S, Câmara M, de Souza E. Synergistic mixtures of chitosan and Mentha piperita L. essential oil to inhibit Colletotrichum species and anthracnose development in mango cultivar Tommy Atkins. Food Microbiol. 2017;66:96-103 pubmed publisher
    This study assessed the efficacy of chitosan (CHI) and Mentha piperita L. essential oil (MPEO) alone or in combination to control the mycelial growth of five different Colletotrichum species, C. asianum, C. dianesei, C. fructicola, C...
  52. de Souza Silveira Valente J, de Oliveira da Silva Fonseca A, Denardi L, Dal Ben V, De Souza Maia Filho F, Baptista C, et al. In Vitro Susceptibility of Pythium insidiosum to Melaleuca alternifolia, Mentha piperita and Origanum vulgare Essential Oils Combinations. Mycopathologia. 2016;181:617-22 pubmed publisher
    ..insidiosum (n = 20) against Melaleuca alternifolia, Mentha piperita and Origanum vulgare essential oils, and their combinations...
  53. Pellegrini M, Ricci A, Serio A, Chaves López C, Mazzarrino G, D Amato S, et al. Characterization of Essential Oils Obtained from Abruzzo Autochthonous Plants: Antioxidant and Antimicrobial Activities Assessment for Food Application. Foods. 2018;7: pubmed publisher
    ..The EOs were extracted from Rosmarinus officinalis, Origanum vulgare, Salvia officinalis, Mentha piperita, Allium sativum, Foeniculum vulgare, Satureja montana, Thymus vulgaris ..
  54. Bellassoued K, Ben Hsouna A, Athmouni K, van Pelt J, Makni Ayadi F, Rebai T, et al. Protective effects of Mentha piperita L. leaf essential oil against CCl4 induced hepatic oxidative damage and renal failure in rats. Lipids Health Dis. 2018;17:9 pubmed publisher
    b>Mentha piperita L. is a flowering plant belonging to the Lamiaceae family. Mentha plants constitute one of the main valuable sources of essential oil used in foods and for medicinal purposes...
  55. Kelkawi A, Abbasi Kajani A, Bordbar A. Green synthesis of silver nanoparticles using Mentha pulegium and investigation of their antibacterial, antifungal and anticancer activity. IET Nanobiotechnol. 2017;11:370-376 pubmed publisher
    A simple and eco-friendly method for efficient synthesis of stable colloidal silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) using Mentha pulegium extracts is described...
  56. Nazari M, Zarinkamar F, Niknam V. Changes in primary and secondary metabolites of Mentha aquatica L. exposed to different concentrations of manganese. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2018;25:7575-7588 pubmed publisher
    ..concentrations of manganese (Mn) on the levels and correlations of multiple primary and secondary metabolites in Mentha aquatica...
  57. Morehouse B, Kumar R, Matos J, Olsen S, Entova S, Oprian D. Functional and Structural Characterization of a (+)-Limonene Synthase from Citrus sinensis. Biochemistry. 2017;56:1706-1715 pubmed publisher
    ..3 Ã… resolution. Comparison with the structure of (-)-limonene synthase (Mentha spicata), which is representative of a fully closed conformation (Protein Data Bank entry 2ONG ), reveals that the ..
  58. Gargouri M, Drouet P, Legoy M. Hydroperoxide-lyase activity in mint leaves. Volatile C6-aldehyde production from hydroperoxy-fatty acids. J Biotechnol. 2004;111:59-65 pubmed
    ..Two mint species were tested: Mentha veridis and Mentha pulegium...
  59. Å tefanidesová K, Å kultéty Ä, Sparagano O, Å pitalská E. The repellent efficacy of eleven essential oils against adult Dermacentor reticulatus ticks. Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2017;8:780-786 pubmed publisher
    ..Lavandula angustifolia), lemon-scented gum (Corymbia citriodora), marjoram (Origanum majorana), peppermint (Mentha piperita), spearmint (M. spicata), and red thyme (Thymus vulgaris) were tested for repellency against adult D...
  60. Aziz M, Khan A, Adnan M, Izatullah I. Traditional uses of medicinal plants reported by the indigenous communities and local herbal practitioners of Bajaur Agency, Federally Administrated Tribal Areas, Pakistan. J Ethnopharmacol. 2017;198:268-281 pubmed publisher
    ..Medicinal plants with higher RFC values are Calotropis procera (Aiton) Dryand. (0.86), Cannabis sativa L. (0.82), Mentha piperita L. (0.82), Mentha longifolia (L.) Huds. (0.76), Allium sativum L. (0.73), Coriandrum sativum L. (0...
  61. Amabeoku G, Erasmus S, Ojewole J, Mukinda J. Antipyretic and antinociceptive properties of Mentha longifolia Huds. (Lamiaceae) leaf aqueous extract in rats and mice. Methods Find Exp Clin Pharmacol. 2009;31:645-9 pubmed publisher
    The antipyretic and antinociceptive properties of Mentha longifolia Huds. (Lamiaceae) leaf aqueous extract were investigated using lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced pyrexia in rats, and acetic acid and hot plate analgesia tests in mice...
  62. Wang J, Li C, Kang W. [Stable life predection for Mentha haplocalyx by initial average rate stability test]. Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 2012;37:3185-7 pubmed
    To predict the stable life for Mentha haplocalyx. The volatiles in M. haplocalyx were analyzed by head-space solid micro-extraction, coupled with GC-MS and a comprehensive evaluation of essential oil in M...
  63. Sharma S, Rasal V, Patil P, Joshi R. Mentha arvensis essential oil suppressed airway changes induced by histamine and ovalbumin in experimental animals. Nat Prod Res. 2018;32:468-472 pubmed publisher
    The present investigation aimed to evaluate the activity of the essential oil of Mentha arvensis L. on exogenously induced bronchoconstriction in experimental animals. The anti-asthmatic effect of M...
  64. Pons A, Lavigne V, Darriet P, Dubourdieu D. Identification and analysis of piperitone in red wines. Food Chem. 2016;206:191-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The concentration of piperitone in aged red wines ranged from a few ng/L to 435ng/L, but the level was not linked to the age of the wine nor to its premature evolution. ..
  65. Gupta M, Prasad A, Ram M, Kumar S. Effect of the vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal (VAM) fungus Glomus fasciculatum on the essential oil yield related characters and nutrient acquisition in the crops of different cultivars of menthol mint (Mentha arvensis) under field conditions. Bioresour Technol. 2002;81:77-9 pubmed
    ..on the root colonization, growth, essential oil yield and nutrient acquisition of three cultivars of menthol mint (Mentha arvensis); Kalka, Shivalik and Gomti, were studied under field conditions...
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    Essential oils extracted from the foliage of Mentha longifolia (L.) (Lamiales: Lamiaceae) and Pulicaria gnaphalodes Ventenat (Asterales: Asteraceae), and flowers of Achillea wilhelmsii C...
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    ..731, p<0.01, N=17). Among the weed plants grown in seleniferous soils under field situations, Mentha longifolia accumulated the highest Se (365 mgkg(-1)) and Phalaris minor the lowest (34 mgkg(-1))...
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    ..Two species of the commonly used aromatic herb mint, Mentha piperita and M. arvensis protected mice against the ?-radiation-induced sickness and mortality...
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    ..to the identification of antioxidant compounds in crude extracts of Camellia sinensis, Origanum marjorana and Mentha. The method is rapid, inexpensive, versatile, non-laborious, uses stable reagents, and enables the on-line ..
  70. Vimolmangkang S, Sitthithaworn W, Vannavanich D, Keattikunpairoj S, Chittasupho C. Productivity and quality of volatile oil extracted from Mentha spicata and M. arvensis var. piperascens grown by a hydroponic system using the deep flow technique. J Nat Med. 2010;64:31-5 pubmed publisher
    The purpose of this study was to determine the differences between spearmint (Mentha spicata L.) and Japanese mint (M. arvensis L. var. piperascens Malinv...
  71. Bianchini M, Galvão D, Tamborena T, Alves C, Puntel R. Mentha pulegium crude extracts induce thiol oxidation and potentiate hemolysis when associated to t-butyl hydroperoxide in human's erythrocytes. An Acad Bras Cienc. 2017;89:2901-2909 pubmed publisher
    b>Mentha pulegium (Lamiaceae) tea has been used as a traditional medicine; however, the modulatory effect of M...
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    ..No physical defects were visible in treated shoot tips. Cracking of the external glass formed from PVS2 did not obviously influence shoot tip survival in mint species. ..
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    ..Copper, manganese and zinc contents were maximum in spinach. ..
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    ..Oxygenated monoterpenes were the main chemical class in R. officinalis and L. angustifolia EOs. Further research is needed to evaluate the efficacy of these EOs plus food bait against the olive fruit fly in the open field. ..
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    The effect of storage time on quality attributes of refrigerated fresh-cut mints (Mentha×piperita and M. spicata) was studied...
  76. Akacha N, Karboune S, Gargouri M, Kermasha S. Activation and stabilization of the hydroperoxide lyase enzymatic extract from mint leaves (Mentha spicata) using selected chemical additives. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2010;160:901-11 pubmed publisher
    ..The results also showed that in the presence of glycine (10%), the catalytic efficiency of HPL was increased by 2.45-fold than that without additive...
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    ..These studies provide no evidence that acute or chronic gum chewing reduces hunger or energy intake. In fact, chewing mint-flavored gum may deter consumption of fruit and reduce diet quality...
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    ..The enzyme from peppermint and spearmint (Menthaxpiperita and Mentha spicata, respectively) functions as a heterodimer or heterotetramer consisting of a 40kDa subunit and 33kDa ..
  79. Appel A. Contamination affects the performance of insecticidal baits against German cockroaches (Dictyoptera: Blattellidae). J Econ Entomol. 2004;97:2035-42 pubmed
    ..The importance of contamination to the performance of cockroach baits is discussed...
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    The genes involved in menthol biosynthesis are reported earlier in Mentha?×?piperita. But the information on these genes is not available in Mentha arvensis...
  81. Mazyad S, el Serougi A, Morsy T. The efficacy of the volatile oils of three plants for controlling Lucilia sericata. J Egypt Soc Parasitol. 1999;29:91-100 pubmed
    ..The LC50 was 80 ppm by Anethum graveolens, 180 ppm by Conyza dioscoridis and 130 ppm by Mentha microphylla. The slope functions were 1.9, 1.79 and 2.2 respectively. The whole results were discussed.
  82. Saygideger S, Dogan M. Influence of pH on lead uptake, chlorophyll and nitrogen content of Nasturtium officinale R. Br. and Mentha aquatica L. J Environ Biol. 2005;26:753-9 pubmed
    ..mL(-1)) were investigated on uptake of lead, content of chlorophyll and nitrogen in Nasturtium officinale and Mentha aquatica...
  83. El Amrani M, Lai D, Debbab A, Aly A, Siems K, Seidel C, et al. Protein kinase and HDAC inhibitors from the endophytic fungus Epicoccum nigrum. J Nat Prod. 2014;77:49-56 pubmed publisher
    A chemical investigation of the endophytic fungus Epicoccum nigrum isolated from leaves of Mentha suaveolens collected in Morocco resulted in the isolation of five new polyketides, epicocconigrones A and B (1 and 2), 3-methoxyepicoccone B ..
  84. Yamamoto S, Rafique T, Fukui K, Sekizawa K, Niino T. V-cryo-plate procedure as an effective protocol for cryobanks: case study of mint cryopreservation. Cryo Letters. 2012;33:12-23 pubmed
    ..aluminium cryo-plates (V-Cryo-plate procedure) was successfully developed and adjusted for in vitro-grown mint (Mentha spp.) shoot tips. Shoots were cultured at 25°C on MS medium containing 0...
  85. Volk G, Walters C. Plant vitrification solution 2 lowers water content and alters freezing behavior in shoot tips during cryoprotection. Cryobiology. 2006;52:48-61 pubmed
    ..A comparison of thermodynamic measurements for cryoprotection solutions in diverse plant systems will identify efficacy among cryopreservation protocols...
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    ..have been obtained from the methanolic extract of Mentha longifolia belonging to the family Lamiaceae...
  87. Lin T, Duan J, Qian D, Qian S, Zhu L. [Study on the dynamic change of flavonoids content in Mentha haplocalyx]. Zhong Yao Cai. 2006;29:888-90 pubmed
    To determine the dynamic change of total flavonoids and its main aglycone and glycoside content in Mentha haplocalyx Briq.
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    ..In this work two essential oils, Zataria multiflora Boiss (ZEO) or Mentha pulegium (MEO) at three levels (1%, 2% and 3% (v/v)), were incorporated into starch films using a solution casting ..