Effect of spearmint (Mentha spicata Labiatae) teas on androgen levels in women with hirsutism

  title={Effect of spearmint (Mentha spicata Labiatae) teas on androgen levels in women with hirsutism},
  author={M. Akdogan and M. Tamer and Erkan C{\"u}re and M. C{\"u}re and B. K{\"o}roğlu and N. Delibaş},
  journal={Phytotherapy Research},
  • M. Akdogan, M. Tamer, +3 authors N. Delibaş
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Phytotherapy Research
  • Mentha spicata Labiatae, known as spearmint and Mentha piperita Labiatae, known as peppermint can be used for various kinds of illnesses in herbal medicine and flavoring in industry. M. spicata Labiatae grows on the Anamas plateau of Yeniþarbademli town of Isparta, located in southwest part of Turkey. In this town, clinicians thought that consumption of tea steeped with M. spicata or M. piperita caused a diminished libido. Because antiandrogenic effects of spearmint and peppermint were found… CONTINUE READING
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