Pennyroyal

Certified Organic & Kosher Certified

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  • K
  • Mentha pulegium
  • Origin: Croatia
Pennyroyal

SKU
pen_4

Common Name

Standardized: European pennyroyal

Botanical Name

Mentha pulegium L.
Plant Family: Lamiaceae

Overview

Pennyroyal is the smallest of the mint family, and has some very distinctive properties. The taste and odor are stronger and far more pungent than other mints, making it a strong herb to some. It's also disagreeable to insects.

Parts Used

The entire aerial portion, preferably in the flowering stage.

Typical Preparations

Usually as a tea but sometimes in extract form.

Summary

Pennyroyal is a good herb to plant in gardens to keep bugs away.

Precautions

Specific: Not for use during pregnancy or lactation. Not recommended for use in persons with liver or kidney disease. Not recommended for use in children and infants.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.

For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.