Mentha pulegium

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Related to Mentha pulegium: Mentha spicata, pennyroyal, Origanum vulgare
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Noun1.Mentha pulegium - Eurasian perennial mint have small lilac-blue flowers and ovate leavesMentha pulegium - Eurasian perennial mint have small lilac-blue flowers and ovate leaves; yields an aromatic oil
mint - any north temperate plant of the genus Mentha with aromatic leaves and small mauve flowers
pennyroyal oil - oil from European pennyroyal having an odor like mint; used chiefly in soaps
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In an in vitro investigation, the essential oils of Mentha piperita and Mentha pulegium were used separately and both together as protoscolicidal agents at different concentrations and exposure times on the protoscolices of E.
Los objetivos de este estudio fueron determinar la etiologia de la muerte prematura del cilantro (Coriandrum sativum L.) en Oaxaca, Mexico y evaluar el efecto de cuatro dosis (50, 100, 200 y 400[micron]l x [l.sup.-1]) de los aceites esenciales de Bursera linanoe, Cymbopogon citratus, Larrea tridentata, Laurus nobilis, Mentha pulegium, Origanum vulgare, Syzygium aromaticum y Thymus vulgaris sobre la inhibicion (%) del crecimiento micelial in vitro del patogeno.
Antimicrobial activity and chemical composition of Mentha pulegium l.
Analysis of the results of this ethnobotanical survey also shows that in traditional medicine, the most frequently cited and used species by the local population are : Rosmarinus officinalis, Thymus satureioides, Mentha suaveolens, Artemisia herba-alba, Foeniculum vulgare and Mentha pulegium .
[30] studied the essential oil composition and antibacterial potential of Mentha pulegium, Juniperus phoenicea, and Cyperus longus and concluded that all these oils were effective against food-borne pathogens (S.
1) is a ketone monoterpene and constitutes more than eighty percent of the essential oil of Mentha pulegium (also known as pennyroyal) (Gordon et al.
Majidi, "Pennyroyal oil from Mentha pulegium as corrosion inhibitor for steel in 1 M HCl," Materials Letters, vol.
Biological activities of the essential oils and methanol extract of two cultivated mint species (Mentha longifolia and Mentha pulegium) used in the Tunesian folkloric medicine.
Essential oils from the following plant species were tested in this work: basil (Ocimum basilicum), cinnamon (Cynnamomum zeylanicum), fennel (Foeniculum vulgare), laurel (Laurus nobilis), lemongrass (Cymbopogon winterianus), mint (Mentha arvensis), pennyroyal (Mentha pulegium), orange (Citrus sinensis), oregano (Origanum vulgare), and rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis).