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Herbology 101 - Herbal Remedies and Herb Information

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Spearmint (Spearmint)
Also called Pennyroyal (not to be confused with European Pennyroyal - see warning).
Hardy perennial that will grow to about 24 inches high. Has aromatherapeutic properties, as well as making a great seasoning and tea. Prefers moist soil and full sun.
A slightly less potent variety than peppermint, this strain is carminative as well. Taken after dinner, it aids digestion and relieves flatulence.

WARNING: Do not pick wild - use only identified mints. European Pennyroyal, a close cousin, has been known to induce comas and convulsions.

Used for:

  • Flatulence
  • Colic
  • Digestion
  • Carminative
  • Rash
  • Itchiness
  • Intestinal Worms

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