Lamiaceae Mentha arvensis L.

Canadian Mint

Blackfoot - Drug, Heart Medicine

Use documented by:
Johnston, Alex, 1987, Plants and the Blackfoot, Lethbridge, Alberta. Lethbridge Historical Society, page 51

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Scientific name: Mentha arvensis L.
USDA symbol: MEAR4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Canadian Mint
Family: Lamiaceae
Family (APG): Lamiaceae
Native American Tribe: Blackfoot
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Heart Medicine
Notes: Dried leaves chewed and swallowed for heart ailments.

RECRD: 60700 id: 22598