Spearmint’s antibacterial properties prove useful against food-borne pathogens

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(Natural News) A study published in the Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology found that spearmint (Mentha spicata) leaves and infusion contained antibacterial activity, as well as its essential oil, which was noted to be especially potent against food-borne pathogenic bacteria associated with outbreaks. The plant genus Mentha, which comprises of 25 to 30 different species, is known…

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