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Mentha pulegium


Also known as: Pennyroyal; Lurk in the Ditch; Mosquito Plant; Tickweed

Plant folklore: Eases flatulence and abdominal colic, relaxes smasmodic pain and eases anxiety.
Placed in the shoe to prevent weariness during travel and to strengthen the body.
Worn to protect against evil, used to aid in making business deals, used to promote calm and peace.
A favourite of the early English royal families.
Insect repellant. Scatter Pennyroyal on rough seas to calm them. Carry it to prevent seasickness.
Used to bathe the dead to ensure peaceful transition to the next world.

Factual info: Classified as Vulnerable, and is specially protected.

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Yet another good one Amblealice I love em.

22 Nov, 2009


Thank you...

22 Nov, 2009


I don't know this one - I know its family, of course.

22 Nov, 2009


i was told not to handle it while pregnant as they think it causes miscarriage. so not all good!

22 Nov, 2009


If it eases anxiety I think I need some

24 Nov, 2009

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