Common Names: Beebalm, horsemint, spotted beebalm
Latin Name: Monarda punctata
Part used: The leaves and flowering tops
Medicinal use: It’s a stimulant, carminative, sudorific, diuretic, and anti-emetic. Monarda has traditionally used for flatulence, nausea, vomiting, and as a diuretic in suppression of the urine. Native Indians used it for nausea and vomiting, and to encourage perspiration during colds spells. The also used it as a poultice for swellings and rheumatic pains., today, it is used for treating digestive and upper respiratory tract problems.
Monarda can be used as a emmenagogue, which is a substance that stimulates or increases menstrual flow.
Generally Recognized as Safe
Other Ingredients: 40% alcohol, filtered water, glycerin
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