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European Pennyroyal
BOTANICAL CLASSIFICATION
Family :
Lamiaceae (Former: Labiatae)
Genus :
Mentha
Species :
pulegium
COMMON NAMES
Pennyroyal; Squawmint; Tickweed
USES
Treatment for fever, nausea, gas, coughs and digestive problems; Abortifacient; Anxiolytic; Insect Repellant
DESCRIPTION
Pennyroyal has short stalks with smooth-edged or slightly toothed, hairy leaves up to 1/1/2 inches long. It grows up to 1 1/2 feet, with purple-pink flowers in round whorls at the top of the stems.
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