Species (Family) : Lamiaceae or Labiatae
Synonym(s) : Moldavian Balm, Moldavian dragonhead
Part(s) Used : Leaves, young shoots and seeds
Constituents : Citral, carminative, tonic omega-3, fatty acids, linolenic acid.
Food Use : Leaves and flowers are useful for flavouring various beverages and deserts.
Form of product : Dried leaf, Extract, Distillate
Herbal Use : The seeds are astringent, carminative and tonic. They are used as a demulcent in the treatment of fevers. The plant is astringent, tonic and vulnerary.