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Thursday, May 3, 2018

Bee Balm Has Many Issues

Bee Balm is a plant that offers a splash of color, strong scent, spicy taste and a love of bees. The plant can grow to five feet tall and attract bees. At one time the entire bush may be covered.  Be
e balm is fairly easy to grow in the garden and often can be found growing wild throughout the United States and Canada. Many Native American tribes including the blackfoot, Menominee and Winnebago

Bee Balm offers many health benefits. From your spice cabinet to some of the most potent medicine that treats infection are a few of the uses.  Bee Balm is closely related to thyme. Both Bee Balm and thyme offer high concentration of thymo, a strong antiseptic. Bee Balm tea which is Bee Balm diluted in water will not only freshen your breath but can also treat infections of the mouth and gums. Bee Balm can help to promote stagnant digestion and relieve discomforts such as bloating, cramping and excessive gas. It can also help with stomach issues like diarrhea and vomiting.

   It soothes gastric and intestinal pain in the absence of inflammation, especially in Cholera Morbus and overcomes nausea and vomiting. It controls diarrhea from debility with relaxation of the mucous structures of the intestinal canal.   -Finley Ellingwood, 1919

Bee Balm can also work as a anti-fungal. It can help combat topical infections as well as inner infections like chronic vaginal yeast infections. Making the Bee Balm into a tea can help take it internally. 

   Oil of Oregano is currently a popular item in alternative medicine for combating candida and various infections, but what most people do not know is that the active constituent of Oil of Oregano is present in large amounts in our own Monarda. For anything you might use Oil of Oregano for, you can substitute the prolific (and cheap) Monarda. -Kiva Rose

Bee Balm can be used to treat colds and the flu. Infusing honey into the balm will help smooth sore throats. Using the Bee Balm in a tea will help ease fever and if inhaled the balm can help loosen mucous in the nose and lungs. Bee Balm works well for relaxing with individuals with excessive nervousness and anxiety. 

In addition to the above Bee Balm is good for treating burns. Mix it with honey and vinegar to make a wash. Once the heat leaves the burn apply the Bee Balm mix like a salve. 

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