Herb: Rosemary Mint
Latin name: Poliomintha incana
Synonyms: Hedeoma incana
Medicinal use of Rosemary Mint:The plant has been used externally in the treatment of sores, rheumatism and ear problems. The leaves have been used to sweeten the flavour of other medicinal herbs whilst increasing their potency
Description of the plant:
(3 1/4 foot)
Habitat of the herb:Around 1600 metres in California.
Edible parts of Rosemary Mint:Leaves - raw or cooked. They can be dried for later use. Flowers - cooked. They have been used as a flavouring in seed mushes and other dishes.
Cultivation of the herb:Around 1600 metres in California.
Known hazards of Poliomintha incana:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.