Mentha pulegium

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Related to Mentha pulegium: Mentha spicata, pennyroyal, Origanum vulgare


Herbal medicine
An aromatic herb that is used internally for anxiety, bloating, colds, coughs, indigestion, menstrual cramps and premenstrual syndrome.
Pennyroyal should not be used in pregnancy, as it stimulates uterine contraction; it should not be given to young children; it may cause liver damage.
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(29.) Bouyanzer, A, Hammouti, B, Majidi, L, "Pennyroyal Oil from Mentha pulegium as Corrosion Inhibitor for Steel in 1 M HCL." Mater.
The leaves of Mentha rotundifolia and Mentha pulegium were shade dried (25 days) and immediately hydro-distilled (100g) for 2.5 h using a modified Clevenger-type apparatus.
Also it's similar to the composition of essential oil of leaves of Mentha pulegium study in Tunisie which the major component is menthol (Marzouk et al., 2008).
Composition of the oils from Mentha pulegium Grown in different areas of the east of Algeria.
Antibacterial Effects of Iranian Mentha pulegium Essential Oil on Isolates of Klebsiella sp.
hispanica + en 6; Carex divisa + en 8; Mentha suaveolens + en 12; Mentha pulegium, Lotus pedunculatus y Trifolium repens + en 13.
-2007- Mentha pulegium e Mentha cer vina-Os poejos na boa cozinha portuguesa--ISApress.
Especes vegetales Usages therapeutiques Famille (Nom scientifique) locaux Lamiaceae Mentha pulegium L.
Comparative Essential oil Composition of Leaves of Mentha rotundifolia and Mentha pulegium a Traditional Herbal Medicine in Morocco; American-Eurasian Journal of Sustainable Agriculture., 4(1): 47-54.
Two species (Mentha spicata and Mentha pulegium) of genus mentha were chosen to carry out morphological and anatomical studies.
The aim of this study is to examine the antioxidant activities of methanol extract of Tymbra spicata, Gundelia tournefortii, Urtica dioica L., Malva sylvestris and Mentha pulegium using several tests: 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH), 2,2'-azino-bis (3-ethylbenzthiazoline-6-sulphonic acid (ABTS), reducing power and metal chelating and it is also targeted to determine the total phenolic, and flavonoid contents of these plants using current methods.
In our studies on the chemistry of Uruguay [44], considerable differences were observed in the essential oil composition between Mentha rotundifolia and Mentha pulegium: Piperitenone (80.8%) and Pulegone (73.4%) and the total constituents identified is 93.5% and 99.3% respectively.