Mustang Mountain Balm
Herb: Mustang Mountain Balm
Latin name: Monardella lanceolata
Synonyms: Monardella sanguinea
Medicinal use of Mustang Mountain Balm:A decoction of the leaves, upper stems and flowers has been used in the treatment of colds and headaches.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Dry places, especially in disturbed soils, below 2400 metres in California.
Edible parts of Mustang Mountain Balm:The plant is used as a tea substitute.
Propagation of the herb:Seed - sow late spring in situ.
Cultivation of Mustang Mountain Balm:Dry places, especially in disturbed soils, below 2400 metres in California.
Known hazards of Monardella lanceolata:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.