Penny Royal Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Mentha Pulegium
Main Constituents: Pulegone: 85.5%
Plant Part: Flowers
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / colour / Consistency: A thin, colourless to pale yellow liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A top note with a strong aroma, Penny Royal Essential Oil smells very much like peppermint but is more herbaceous and warm.
Blends With: Penny Royal Essential Oil does not blend well with other oils.
Caution: Penny Royal Essential Oil has high pulegone content which is toxic, abortifacient, and even in small quantities can even cause acute liver and lung damage. Extreme caution in handling is needed. It is not recommended for aromatherapy. Dilute well before use; for external use only.
When you purchase our oils I recommend speaking to a health professional before beginning any kind of topical application. Some oils may interfere with prescription medication, homeopathic remedy or your present health condition.