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Pennyroyal Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
Botanical Name
Hedeoma Pulegioides
Homeopathic Name
Mentha Pulegium   -   Mother Tincture

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Pennyroyal Cures

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Action of Pennyroyal

Highly Effective

Nutrients in Pennyroyal

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Parts Used

Whole Plant

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Pennyroyal

It may increases the risk of Liver and Kidney damage. It effects the Nervous system as well and may lead to Brain damage. The other side effects of high doses of Pennyroyal are
Stomach Pain
Inflammation of Throat
Vision or Hearing Problems

Avoid use in Pregnancy, as it may cause miscarriage. Nursing mother should avoid Pennyroyal as it may mix with the breast milk and may cause complications for the new born baby.

The Oil taken Internally can be life threatening.
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Pennyroyal is a creeping plant.
It is perennial.
It grows in cool, damp climates.
It grows up to 20 Cm.
Best used for Ovulation pain.

Grown In

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Materia Medica for Pennyroyal

Single Herb

Pennyroyal for Body Lice

Prepare a decoction of dried Pennyroyal plant. Wash the affected area with the decoction of 30 g per liter of water. Repeat it 2-3 times a day.

Pennyroyal for Small Pox

Prepare an infusion of the Pennyroyal plant. Have three- four teaspoon three tpo four times a day.

Pennyroyal for Rheumatism

To get relief in Rheumatism massage well with Pennyroyal oil.

Pennyroyal as an Abortifacient

Prepare an infusion of Pennyroyal plant. Have two- four teaspoon two timesa day.

Pennyroyal for Menses Scanty

Prepare a tea of the herb and drink regularly for 10-15 days.

Pennyroyal for Altitude Sickness

Make a decoction of the dried leaves of Pennyroyal. Have a cup once a day.
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Herbal Treatment For Dyspnea 1

Take few leaves of Lemon Balm. Add Hyssop and Pennyroyal in equal quantity. Prepare a decoction. Have one cup once a day.
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