- Flower namePennyroyal
- Scientific nameMentha pulegium
- AliasMentha pulegium, ペニーロイヤル, 目草薄荷, ペニーロイヤルミント, Pennyroyal, Pennyroyal mint
- Place of originEurope and Western Asia
- Place of flowering
- Flowering seasonJuly, August, September
What is Pennyroyal
Pennyroyal,Pennyroyal mint, Megusa hatka, scientific name: Mentha pulegium, is a herb of the cold-resistant perennial herb in the family Laminaceae, which is native to West Asia and Europe. Cultivated to extract menthol. It is important to note that there is kidney poisoning.
Leaf edge: whole edge, Leaf shape: Ovoid, Leaf color: Green, Inflorescence Form: racemous inflorescence, Flowering stage: July to September, Flower color: Light purple, Use: Medicinal, for insect control.