Not for use during pregnancy except under the supervision of a qualified health practitioner.
To prepare as a tea, pour 8 ounces boiling water over 1 to 2 teaspoons of herb. Cover and steep for 5 to 10 minutes, strain and serve immediately.
Well-loved by cats and prized by traditional European and American herbalists, this member of the mint family has long been used for a variety of soothing and supportive health benefits. A native of Europe, this favorite garden plant now grows wild in many parts of the United States.