Fresh Wild Mint Tincture. Harvested in the Niagara Region, Ontario, Canada.
|Wild Mint Tincture|
|Botanical Name||Mentha arvensis|
|Common names||Field Mint, Wild Mint, Corn Mint, Japanese Mint, Pudina|
|Strength||1:2 40% : 1/8 veg. Glycerine|
|Part Used||Whole Flowering Plant (Leaf, Stem and Flower)|
|Dissolved Solids (µS/ppm)||0.68 / 470|
This is one of the three plants taken together to form a cure for pneumonia. The others used with it are Nepeta cataria L. and Mentha piperita L. The compound is drunk in the form of a tea and is also used as a poultice on the chest.
The Potawatomi use the leaves or the top of this plant for treating fevers and also make a stimulating tea for the curing of pleurisy. Among the whitesthe whole plant is used for its bitter, pungent, anti-spasmodic, and anti-rheumatic properties.