Bergamot, Wild, Hand Picked
Also known as Bee Balm, Indian Plume, Scarlet Bergamot
$3.50 per Ounce
Information: This Bergamot was hand picked in the wilds of Montana, on the eastern slope of the continental divide. Special care was taken to ensure the harvest only the best Wild Bergamot, less than 25% was harvested out of any 100 meter square area. This ensures that a healthy crop of Wild Bergamot will be provided for you.
History: Wild Bergamot is part of the mint family and is a common native wildflower in North America. This plant has a variety of uses. It has been used as a medical plant, honey plant, and for ornamental purposes. Medicinally, it was used by a wide variety of Native American Indian Tribes including the Ojibwe, Menomini, Meskwaki, Winnebago, Cherokee, Teton Dakota, and the Blackfoot.
Uses: Headache, catarrh and bronchial affections, Acne, abdominal pains, fever, colic, nausea and vomiting
Actions: Analgesic, Antibacterial, Antifungal, Antioxidant, Carminative, Emmenagogue