Pennyroyal

Scientific Name: 
Menthe pulegium
Family Name: 
Lamiaceae
Place of Origin: 
Europe
Plant Description: 
Green leafy herb that is fast growing and spreading. Part of the mint family.
Plant Height: 
50cm
Plant Width: 
Spreading plant
Plant Use: 
Oil
Repellent
Danger
Harvest Period: 
Early to mid summer when plants are in full bloom.
Of Interest: 
Has fantastic flea and insect repelling qualities, but it is highly dangerous to pregnant women and pregnant animals.
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Perennial
Plant Type: 
Herb
Climate: 
Cool
Temperate
Cool Temperate
Warm Temperate

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