Lemon Bergamot Heirloom Medicinal Herb Seeds Non-GMO
Lemon Bergamot Seeds (Monarda citriodora)
Lemon Bergamot has a wonderful taste and lemony aroma, Lemon bergamot part of the mint family and is sometimes called Lemon Bee Balm, Lemon Mint, or Purple Horsemint. The name is derived from the Latin for ‘citrus smell.’ It is a bee, butterfly, and hummingbird attractant in its native habitat. Superb tea plant; striking pink-purple flowers, beautiful and tasty. Lemon bergamot is a fast-growing, annual herb. The leaves have a mild but distinct combination of lemon and mint. Both leaves and flowers may be dried and stored. Leaves and young shoot tips are editable. They are used as a flavoring in salads, fruit salads, drinks. They are added as an attractive garnish to salads. Makes an excellent aromatic tea is made from the fresh or dried leaves and flower heads.
Medicinal uses. It induces perspiration, lowers fevers, and through its carminative action, aids digestion. It has been used for colds, fevers, headaches, gastric disorders such as flatulence, nausea, and vomiting. Externally, the fresh leaves are applied to pimples and other skin eruptions.
0.15 g, 200 seeds