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Spearmint (binomial Mentha spicata, synonym Mentha viridis), also known as garden mint, common mint, lamb mint and mackerel mint, is a species of mint native to much of Europe and Asia (Middle East, Himalayas, China etc.), and naturalized in parts of northern and western Africa, North America, and South America, as well as various oceanic islands. [1]

42 relations: Africa, Asia, Carl Linnaeus, Carvone, China, Confectionery, Eucalyptol, Europe, Flower, Fumigation, Herb, Herbaceous plant, Himalayas, Hybrid (biology), Insecticide, John Gerard, Leaf, Limonene, Maghrebi mint tea, Malaysia, Mentha, Mentha aquatica, Mentha arvensis, Mentha suaveolens, Menthol, Menthone, Middle East, Mint julep, Mint tea, Mojito, Moth, North America, Oxford English Dictionary, Peppermint, Perennial plant, Rhizome, Royal Horticultural Society, South America, Southern United States, Sweet tea, Toothpaste, William Turner (naturalist).


Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent (behind Asia in both categories).

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Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres.

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Carl Linnaeus

Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), also known after his ennoblement as Carl von LinnéBlunt (2004), p. 171.

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Carvone is a member of a family of chemicals called terpenoids.

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China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.

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Confectionery is the art of making confections, which are food items that are rich in sugar and carbohydrates.

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Eucalyptol is a natural organic compound that is a colorless liquid.

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Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.

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A flower, sometimes known as a bloom or blossom, is the reproductive structure found in flowering plants (plants of the division Magnoliophyta, also called angiosperms).

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Fumigation is a method of pest control that completely fills an area with gaseous pesticides—or fumigants—to suffocate or poison the pests within.

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In general use, herbs are plants with savory or aromatic properties that are used for flavoring and garnishing food, in medicine, or as fragrances.

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Herbaceous plant

Herbaceous plants (in botanical use frequently simply herbs) are plants that have no persistent woody stem above ground.

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The Himalayas, or Himalaya, form a mountain range in Asia separating the plains of the Indian subcontinent from the Tibetan Plateau.

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Hybrid (biology)

In biology, a hybrid, or crossbreed, is the result of combining the qualities of two organisms of different breeds, varieties, species or genera through sexual reproduction.

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Insecticides are substances used to kill insects.

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John Gerard

John Gerard (also John Gerarde, c. 1545–1612) was an English botanist with a large herbal garden in London.

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A leaf is an organ of a vascular plant and is the principal lateral appendage of the stem.

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Limonene is a clear, colorless liquid hydrocarbon classified as a cyclic monoterpene, and is the major component in the oil of citrus fruit peels.

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Maghrebi mint tea

Maghrebi Mint tea in Morocco Maghrebi mint tea (aš-šāy; atay), also known as Moroccan mint tea, is a green tea prepared with spearmint leaves and sugar, traditional to the Greater Maghreb region (the northwest African countries of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and Mauritania).

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Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia.

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Mentha (also known as mint, from Greek, Linear B mi-ta) is a genus of plants in the family Lamiaceae (mint family).

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Mentha aquatica

Mentha aquatica (water mint; syn. Mentha hirsuta Huds.Euro+Med Plantbase Project) is a perennial flowering plant in the mint family Lamiaceae.

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Mentha arvensis

Mentha arvensis, the corn mint, field mint, or wild mint, is a species of flowering plant in the mint family Lamiaceae.

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Mentha suaveolens

Mentha suaveolens, the apple mint, pineapple mint, woolly mint or round-leafed mint (synonyms M. rotundifolia, Mentha macrostachya, Mentha insularis), is a member of the mint family Lamiaceae.

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Menthol is an organic compound made synthetically or obtained from corn mint, peppermint, or other mint oils.

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Menthone is a monoterpene with a minty flavor that occurs naturally in a number of essential oils.

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Middle East

The Middle Easttranslit-std; translit; Orta Şərq; Central Kurdish: ڕۆژھەڵاتی ناوین, Rojhelatî Nawîn; Moyen-Orient; translit; translit; translit; Rojhilata Navîn; translit; Bariga Dhexe; Orta Doğu; translit is a transcontinental region centered on Western Asia, Turkey (both Asian and European), and Egypt (which is mostly in North Africa).

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Mint julep

The mint julep is a mixed alcoholic drink, or cocktail, consisting primarily of bourbon (or some other spirit), sugar, water, crushed or shaved ice, and fresh mint.

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Mint tea

Mint tea is a herbal tea made by infusing mint leaves in hot water.

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Mojito is a traditional Cuban highball.

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Moths comprise a group of insects related to butterflies, belonging to the order Lepidoptera.

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North America

North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.

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Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is the main historical dictionary of the English language, published by the Oxford University Press.

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Peppermint (Mentha × piperita, also known as Mentha balsamea Wild.) is a hybrid mint, a cross between watermint and spearmint.

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Perennial plant

A perennial plant or simply perennial is a plant that lives more than two years.

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In botany and dendrology, a rhizome (from script "mass of roots", from rhizóō "cause to strike root") is a modified subterranean stem of a plant that sends out roots and shoots from its nodes.

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Royal Horticultural Society

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS), founded in 1804 as the Horticultural Society of London, is the UK's leading gardening charity.

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South America

South America is a continent in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere.

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Southern United States

The Southern United States, also known as the American South, Dixie, Dixieland, or simply the South, is a region of the United States of America.

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Sweet tea

Sweet tea is a style of iced tea commonly consumed in the United States, especially the Southern United States.

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Toothpaste is a paste or gel dentifrice used with a toothbrush as an accessory to clean and maintain the aesthetics and health of teeth.

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William Turner (naturalist)

William Turner MA (1509/10 – 13 July 1568) was an English divine and reformer, a physician and a natural historian.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spearmint

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