Plant Pudina

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classification of pudina
Kingdom: Plantae

Division: Magnoliophyta

Class: Magnoliopsida

Order: Lamiales

Family: Lamiaceae

Genus: Mentha

LOCAL NAME:-PUDINA
This plant is related to the menthe genus and its aromatic herbs.
Many more species grows wild; some of there cultivated.
The chief constituent for which these plants are valued are menthol and pappermint oil. this medicinal plant is an erect branched herb upto about 55 cm high.
Leaves upto 6 cm long. Flowers small, in small brunches, borne on axile leaves,medicinal seeds are also very useful.
MEDICINAL USES of pudina :- THE DRIED LEAVES AND FLOWERING TOPS OF THE PLANT MAKE THE DRUG PAPPOERMINT, THIS DRUGS USE IN TREATMENT OF VOMITING AND NAUSEA. BRUISHED LEWAVES ARE APPLIED IN
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* Mentha arvensis subsp. austriaca (Jacq.) Briq. * Mentha arvensis subsp. lapponica (Wahlenb.) Neuman * Mentha arvensis subsp. palustris (Moench) Neumann * Mentha arvensis subsp. parietariifolia (Becker) Briq.
The related species Mentha canadensis is also included in M. arvensis by some authors as two varieties, M. arvensis var. glabrata Fernald (in reference to North American plants) and M. arvensis var. piperascens Malinv. ex L. H. Bailey (in reference to eastern Asian plants).[6][7]
[edit] References 1. ^ a b Euro+Med Plantbase Project: Mentha arvensis 2. ^ Germplasm Resources Information Network: Mentha arvensis 3. ^ a b Flora of NW Europe: Mentha arvensis 4. ^ Blamey, M. & Grey-Wilson, C. (1989). Flora of Britain and Northern Europe. ISBN 0-340-40170-2 5. ^ Huxley, A., ed. (1992). New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. Macmillan ISBN 0-333-47494-5. 6. ^ Germplasm Resources Information Network: Mentha canadensis 7. ^ Quattrocchi, Umberto (1947). CRC World dictionary of plant names: Common names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synyonyms, and Etymology. III M-Q. CRC Press. p. 1659. | Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Mentha arvensis |
[edit] External links * Jepson Manual Treatment * USDA Plants Profile

Mint In Hindi : Pudina |
Mint is the erect plant with dark green leaves with pleasant flavour. The main species are peppermint, spearmint, apple mint and corn mint. Among these, peppermint and spearmint

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