Lemon Bergamot Seeds Heirloom Medicinal Herb Great for Pollinator and Bee Friendly Non GMO
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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.
0.01 g / 50 Seeds
All our garden seeds are hand-selected and packaged in resealable airtight bags (each bag is individually labeled), and for the current growing season. Varietal information, growing tips, and germination test are printed on the seed packet.
Our seeds are sourced from local growers and are grown using natural methods. We stand behind the quality of our seed. All our garden seeds are heirloom, open-pollinated, naturally grown, and Non-GMO. I have signed the "Safe Seed Pledge" and I do not sell GMO seeds.