Botanical name: Mentha pulegium
Parts used: leaves
Extraction method: steam distillation
Major components of the oil: pulegone, menthol, menthone, rosmarinic ac., limonene
Formerly widely used for medicinal properties, the pennyroyal was abandoned for reasons of cumulative toxicity.
Its constituents make its essential oil a powerful insecticide and insect repellent.
Pennyroyal oil should be used with caution. It is not part of the composition of the various formulations shown on this website.
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