BERGAMOT OSWEGO TEA – Monarda didyma

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bergamot20flower1Spreading herbaceous perennial to a height of 90cm. Beautiful butterfly attracting scarlet red flowers during summer. Use fresh or dried leaves and flowers in herbal tea. Taste similar to marjoram in flavour with hint of orange, producing an earl grey flavour.

Medicinal uses: Beneficial for minor digestive complaints and lowering fever.