Penny Royal Cut And Sifted Bulk By The Ounce
Common Names: American Pennyroyal, Hedeoma, Mock Pennyroyal, Mosquito Plant, Squaw Balm, Squawmint, Stinking Balm, Thickweed, Tickweed.
Scientific Name: Mentha Pulegium
Common Uses: Carminative, diaphoretic, emmenogogue (promote menstruation), antispasmodic, mild sedative, sudorific, stimulant, aromatic.
*Warnings: All essential oils are life-threatening if taken internally. To take pennyroyal oil internally to terminate an unwanted pregnancy is very dangerous and in a few cases has resulted in death. There is possible fetal damage from the use of pennyroyal in any form during pregnancy. Ingesting essential oil can be lethal; contact with essential oil (a popular insect repellent) can cause dermatitis. Not be used during pregnancy, it is a uterine stimulant.
Origin: West to Minnesota and Nebraska.