mentha pulegium

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Related to mentha pulegium: Mentha spicata, pennyroyal, Origanum vulgare
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In mint family. The plant can be consumed fresh or as a tea but NOT the essential oil, which is highly toxic. Used as insect repellant. Tea has same properties as other plants in mint family. Increases digestive juices, decreases gas and digestive issues, respiratory infections, gout, worms, menstruation, eczema, antiseptic. Do not take if pregnant.
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Mavragani-Tsipidou, "Insecticidal and genotoxic effects of essential oils of Greek sage, Salvia fruticosa, and mint, Mentha pulegium, on Drosophila melanogaster and Bactrocera oleae (Diptera: Tephritidae),"
Majidi, L, "Pennyroyal Oil from Mentha pulegium as Corrosion Inhibitor for Steel in 1 M HCI." Mater.
The leaves of Mentha rotundifolia and Mentha pulegium were collected in Mai 2009 at Skoura near Boulmane (90 km in the south east of Fez.
Evaluation of the chemical composition and antimicrobial activity of Mentha pulegium, Juniperus phoenicea, and Cyperus longus essential oils from Morocco.
Effects of penconazole and water deficit stress on physiological and antioxidative responses in pennyroyal (Mentha pulegium L.) Acta Physiol Plant., 34: 1537-1549.
Assessment of the effect of Mentha pulegium leaves on gonadotropin tests in male rat showed that the hydro-alcoholic extract of Mentha pulegium leaves causes a significant decrease in FSH and LH levels [15]
badius 1, Mentha pulegium 2, Juncus acutiflorus +, Juncus bufonius 1, Lythrum junceum +, Polypogon monspeliensis +, Pulicaria paludosa +.
This study was supported by the Portuguese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Fisheries Development, Agro Program--Action 8--Project 522 "Germplasm conservation, production and utilization of the taxa Mentha cervina, Mentha pulegium and Thymbra capitata", and by the Centro de Botanica Aplicada a Agricultura / Fundacao Ciencia e Tecnologia (CBAA/FCT).
The survey of anatomical structure of vegetative and generative organs Mentha pulegium L.
Reported that the use 1.5% of different mixtures of Urtica dioica, Mentha pulegium and Thymyus vulgaris medicinal plants in broiler diets improved their performance and carcass quality [11].
Organum compactum 288 Mentha pulegium 217 Trigonella foenum graecum 169 Chenopodium ambrosioides 140 Lavandula dentate 122 Nigella sativa 116 Eucalyptus globules 113 Aloysia citriodora 112 Marrubium vulgare 101 Mentha suaveolens 97 Nota: Tabla derivada de grafico de barra.