Pennyroyal is a spicy-smelling herb that may promote perspiration. It was traditionally used as a tonic for the digestive system and externally as an insect repellent. It has been used to promote menses and healthy lung functions. Additionally, it may promote relaxation and ease muscle tension.*
Botanical name: Mentha pulegium
Other names: Poleo, European pennyroyal, pennyroyal mint, pudding grass, mosquito plant, squaw mint, menta de culebra, and menta poleo.
However, it's important to note that pennyroyal is toxic in large amounts and can cause serious side effects, including liver and kidney damage, seizures, and even death. It is not recommended for use as a herbal remedy and should only be used under the supervision of a qualified healthcare professional.
* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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