Pennyroyal Mentha pulegium
Pennyroyal Mentha pulegium
Pennyroyal Mentha pulegium
Pennyroyal Mentha pulegium
Pennyroyal Mentha pulegium
Pennyroyal Mentha pulegium

Pennyroyal Mentha pulegium

Regular price $19.99 Sale

Pennyroyal Mentha pulgium

 

Documented use of pennyroyal dates back to ancient Greek, Roman, and Medieval cultures. Its name – although of uncertain etymology – is associated with Latin pulex (flea), alluding to the manner it was used to drive away fleas when smeared on the body.

The oil and leaves are used to make medicine. Throughout history, both American pennyroyal and European pennyroyal have been used interchangeably as a source of oil.

Statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration, and are not intended to treat or diagnose any disease or health condition. The information on this website is intended for informational purposes only. It is recommended that patients check with their doctors before taking herbs, to ensure that there are no contraindications with prescription medications.