Latin name: Monarda citriodora
Common names: bee balm, horsemint, wild mint, lemon mint
Bio-region: Central Texas
Qualities: Anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-viral, stimulant, spicy, warming, aromatic
Common uses: Cold and flu remedy, throat tonic, insect repellent and aids in harmonizing any kind of bacterial, fungal or viral infections. Bee balm attracts our great pollinators and is a lovely addition to anyone’s garden. Having many lobed pedals with different colors varying from gradients of pinks, purples, whites and greens.
How to use: Infused fresh into honey, glycerine, alcohol or made into a warm tea. Also, great to use as an herb for preventative medicinal broths during season change.
I think it likes to be called the faerie plant ♡