Latin Name: Pycnanthemum muticum
Product: Mountain Mint
Description: Native to eastern North America; Used by Native Americans to treat colds, fevers, and, stomach ailments -- it is claimed they also inhaled its vapors before entering sweat lodges; Attractive to pollinators; Mythic tales of mountain mint have assigned it powerful, magical properties (even being used by 'Shamans' to revive the dead)
Tasting Notes: Strong minty aroma when crushed
Usage: Teas (at least slightly medicinal); Very nice garnish; Used fresh or dried to flavor soups, stews, and desserts
Storage Instructions: Best when used within 7 days of procuring.