Herb latin name: Prostanthera cineolifera

Family: Labiatae

Medicinal use of Prostanthera cineolifera:

An infusion of the plant is used in the treatment of headaches, colds and influenza.

Description of the plant:


180 cm
(6 feet)


Habitat of the herb:

Sandstone hills.

Other uses of Prostanthera cineolifera:

The plant repels flies.

Propagation of the herb:

Seed - sow spring in a greenhouse.The seed usually germinates within a few weeks. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. The seed remains viable for 2 - 3 years in normal storage. Cuttings of soft-wood in early summer in a frame. They root readily. Cuttings of half-ripe wood, July/August in a frame.

Cultivation of Prostanthera cineolifera:

Sandstone hills.

Known hazards of Prostanthera cineolifera:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.