Hyptis crenata

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Hyptis crenata
Conservation status

Secure (NatureServe)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Hyptis
Species: H. crenata
Binomial name
Hyptis crenata
Shinners

Hyptis crenata (Brazilian Mint) is a shrub species of flowering plant in the Lamiaceae family. The genus Hyptis is commonly known as the bushmints. It is traditionally used for pain relief in Brazil. Its analgesic qualities have been supported by a study.[1][2]

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