Mountain Mint

$6.00

8 in stock

SKU: AFGN-0105 Categories: , , ,

Product Description

Flower buds and leaves – raw or cooked. A mint-like flavour, they make a nice addition to salads or can be used as a condiment. The fresh or dried leaves are brewed into a refreshing mint-like tea. A tea made from the leaves is alterative, diaphoretic and carminative. A poultice of the leaves is used in the treatment of headaches. The tea is also used in the treatment of menstrual disorders, indigestion, colic, coughs, colds, chills and fevers.The flowering stems are cut as flowering begins and they can be used fresh or dried. There is a suggestion that this plant can cause abortions, so it is best not used by pregnant women.

Additional Information

Latin Name

Pycnanthemum sp.

Family

Lamiaceae or Labiatae

Size At Maturity

3’3″

Usda Zone

Zone 5

Native Habitat

Woodland Garden_Sunny Edge

Native To Ontario

Yes

Size of plant for sale

Bareroot clump

Plant Description Source

Plants for a future: http://www.pfaf.org

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