Standardized: European pennyroyal
Mentha pulegium L.
Plant Family: Lamiaceae
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.
The entire aerial portion, preferably in the flowering stage.
Usually as a tea but sometimes in extract form.
Pennyroyal is a good herb to plant in gardens to keep bugs away.
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.
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