Lamiaceae


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Related to Lamiaceae: Poaceae, Solanaceae
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Noun1.Lamiaceae - a large family of aromatic herbs and shrubs having flowers resembling the lips of a mouth and four-lobed ovaries yielding four one-seeded nutlets and including mintLamiaceae - a large family of aromatic herbs and shrubs having flowers resembling the lips of a mouth and four-lobed ovaries yielding four one-seeded nutlets and including mint; thyme; sage; rosemary
asterid dicot family - family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
order Polemoniales, Polemoniales - Polemoniaceae; Solanaceae; Boraginaceae; Labiatae; Lentibulariaceae; Pedaliaceae; in some classifications includes the order Scrophulariales
mint - any member of the mint family of plants
Acinos, genus Acinos - plants closely allied to the genera Satureja and Calamintha
Agastache, genus Agastache - giant hyssop; Mexican hyssop
Ballota, genus Ballota - perennial herbs or subshrubs of especially Mediterranean area: black horehound
Blephilia, genus Blephilia - small genus of North American herbs: wood mints
Collinsonia, genus Collinsonia - small genus of perennial erect or spreading aromatic herbs; United States
genus Coleus - genus of Old World tropical plants cultivated for their variegated leaves; various plants sometimes placed in genera Plectranthus or Solenostemon
Conradina, genus Conradina - small genus of low aromatic shrubs of southeastern United States
Dracocephalum, genus Dracocephalum - genus of American herbs and dwarf shrubs of the mind family: dragonheads
genus Elsholtzia - genus of Asiatic and African aromatic herbs
Galeopsis, genus Galeopsis - erect annual European herbs
genus Glechoma, Glechoma - ground ivy
genus Hedeoma, Hedeoma - small genus of American herbs (American pennyroyal)
genus Hyssopus, Hyssopus - Eurasian genus of perennial herbs or subshrubs
genus Lamium, Lamium - genus of Old World herbs: dead nettles; henbits
genus Leonotis, Leonotis - small genus of tropical herbs and subshrubs of South Africa
genus Leonurus, Leonurus - genus of stout Old World herbs having flowers in whorls
genus Lepechinia, genus Sphacele, Lepechinia, Sphacele - a dicotyledonous genus of the family Labiatae
genus Lycopus, Lycopus - small genus of herbs of the mint family
genus Origanum - a genus of aromatic mints of the family Labiatae
genus Majorana, Majorana - small genus of herbs usually included in the genus Origanum
genus Marrubium, Marrubium - Old World aromatic herbs: horehound
genus Melissa, Melissa - a genus of Old World mints of the family Labiatae
genus Mentha, Mentha - mint plants
genus Micromeria, Micromeria - large genus of fragrant chiefly Old World herbs
genus Molucella, Molucella - small genus of aromatic herbs of Mediterranean regions; widely cultivated
genus Monarda - wild bergamot, horsemint, beebalm
genus Monardella, Monardella - a genus of fragrant herbs of the family Labiatae in the western United States
genus Nepeta, Nepeta - catmint
genus Perilla, Perilla - small genus of Asiatic herbs
genus Phlomis - large genus of Old World aromatic herbs or subshrubs or shrubs having often woolly leaves
genus Physostegia - genus of North American perennial herbs
genus Plectranthus - large genus of ornamental flowering plants; includes some plants often placed in the genus Coleus
genus Pogostemon, Pogostemon - genus of Asiatic shrubs or trees whose leaves yield a fragrant oil
genus Prunella, Prunella - small genus of perennial mostly Eurasian having terminal spikes of small purplish or white flowers
genus Salvia - large genus of shrubs and subshrubs of the mint family varying greatly in habit: sage
genus Scutellaria, Scutellaria - an asterid dicot genus that includes the skullcaps
genus Sideritis, Sideritis - genus of woolly aromatic herbs or subshrubs or shrubs of Mediterranean region
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The plants used for the treatment of diarrhea are mainly from Rosaceae, Asteraceae, Lamiaceae, Fabaceae, Anacardiaceae, Orchidaceae, Cupressaceae, Fagaceae and Solanaceae families (Figure 1).
Among these, Rosaceae with 10 species was dominant family followed by Asteraceae and Lamiaceae with 7 species each, Araceae and Polygonaceae 3 species each, Amaranthaceae 2 species and Anacardiaceae, Apiaceae, Asparagaceae Berberidaceae, Convolvulaceae and Lamiaceae were represented by one species each (Table 1 and Table 3).
X Fabaceae Lupinus pickeringii A.Gray X Lamiaceae Stachys peruviana Dombey ex Benth.
Apocyanaceae, Lamiaceae, Liliaceae, Polygonaceae, Palmaceae and Rhamnaceae with (2 spp.) each.
Thyme is of the genus Thymus of the mint family (Lamiaceae), and a relative of the oregano genus Origanum.
For the fifth consecutive year, horehound (Marrubium vulgare, Lamiaceae), an herb commonly found in natural cough drops and lozenges, ranked first in total mainstream U.S.
The category "Others" includes Fabaceae, Lamiaceae, Onagraceae, Polemoniaceae and Cannabaceae.
In addition, plants from the Zingiberaceae, Lamiaceae, Annonaceae, and Fabaceae families have been studied extensively for the anti-inflammatory activity.
Lamiaceae, also known as the mint family, has been used over the years in traditional medicine.
Plant species that produce essential oils are called aromatic plants and are distributed worldwide; these plants (over 17,000 species) belong to a limited number of families: Asteraceae, Cupressaceae, Lamiaceae, Lauraceae, Rutaceae, Myrtaceae, Piperaceae, and Poaceae [5, 8].