pennyroyal oil

масло кудрявой мяты

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  • pennyroyal oil — n a yellowish aromatic essential oil obtained from an American pennyroyal (Hedeoma pulegioides) and used as an insect repellent and in folk medicine as an emmenagogue, carminative, and stimulant called also hedeoma oil * * * an essential oil… …   Medical dictionary

  • pennyroyal oil — noun 1. oil from European pennyroyal having an odor like mint; used chiefly in soaps • Hypernyms: ↑oil • Substance Holonyms: ↑pennyroyal, ↑Mentha pulegium 2. aromatic oil from American pennyroyal • Syn: ↑hedeoma oil …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pennyroyal — Pennyrile redirects here. For the Kentucky region, see Pennyroyal Plateau. For the Kentucky highway, see Pennyrile Parkway. Pennyroyal Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • pennyroyal — A name in folk medicine given to Mentha pulegium (an aromatic p.), or to Hedeoma pulegeoides (American p.) (family Labiatae); an aromatic stimulant formerly used as an emmenagogue. * * * pen·ny·roy·al .pen ē rȯi( ə)l, pen i .rīl n any of several …   Medical dictionary

  • pennyroyal — [pen′ē roi΄əl, pen΄ē roi′əl] n. [altered < earlier pulyol ryal < Anglo Fr puliol real < OFr poliol, pouliol (< L puleium: infl. by assoc. with pulegium, fleabane < ?) + real,ROYAL] 1. a strongly scented, perennial European mint… …   English World dictionary

  • pennyroyal — /pɛniˈrɔɪəl/ (say penee royuhl) noun any of several herbaceous plants, as the Eurasian pennyroyal, Mentha pulegium, or the American mock pennyroyal, Hedeoma pulegioides, used medicinally and yielding a pungent aromatic oil. {penny (? alteration… …   Australian English dictionary

  • pennyroyal — /pen ee roy euhl/, n. 1. an aromatic Old World plant, Mentha pulegium, of the mint family, having clusters of small purple flowers and yielding a pungent essential oil used medicinally and as an insect repellent. 2. Also called mock pennyroyal. a …   Universalium

  • oil — An inflammable liquid, of fatty consistency and unctuous feel, which is insoluble in water, soluble or insoluble in alcohol, and freely soluble in ether. Oils are variously classified as animal …   Medical dictionary

  • pennyroyal — noun Etymology: probably alteration of Anglo French puliol real, from puliol pennyroyal (ultimately from Latin puleium) + real royal Date: 1530 1. a European perennial mint (Mentha pulegium) with small aromatic leaves 2. an aromatic North… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pennyroyal — noun A plant of the mint family. The oil is used as a natural flea repellent for pets …   Wiktionary

  • hedeoma oil — noun aromatic oil from American pennyroyal • Syn: ↑pennyroyal oil • Hypernyms: ↑oil • Substance Holonyms: ↑pennyroyal, ↑American pennyroyal, ↑Hedeoma pulegioides * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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