Pennyroyal Mint

Discussion in 'Gardening & Plant Propagation' started by big rockpile, Jul 14, 2004.

  1. big rockpile

    big rockpile If I need a Shelter

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    I have a patch in my yard.What can I do with it besides Tea and Jelly??

    big rockpile
     
  2. Cyngbaeld

    Cyngbaeld In Remembrance Supporter

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    Rub it all over you n the grandkids for keeping skeeters off.
     

  3. LWMSAVON

    LWMSAVON Well-Known Member

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    braid some of it into a collar for pets, if you have any, it's a good flea collar like that.
     
  4. kentuckyhippie

    kentuckyhippie Well-Known Member Supporter

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    don't use it for flea control on any pets that are pregnant. It causesd abortion
     
  5. LWMSAVON

    LWMSAVON Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for posting that. I totally forgot to mention that. :eek:


    Also if anyone uses this for tea, etc.; be careful with it especially if the person drinking it, etc. is expecting as it can cause abortions just like mentioned it does for pets/animals.
     
  6. culpeper

    culpeper Well-Known Member

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    It's a good companion plant for roses. Aside from that, it is not recommended for use as a tea, or for medicinal use. Too dangerous, and its effects are accumulative. Those 'abortion' rumours are true, both for animals and humans, and it can cause convulsions in animals and humans, too - in pregnant humans, the mere smell of it may be enough. I don't suggest using it on your pets for flea control, either - far safer herbs available! I suggest you leave it well alone, or try to get rid of it.