Lamiaceae Monarda pectinata Nutt.

Pony Beebalm

Kiowa - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A. and Richard Evans Schultes, 1939, The Economic Botany of the Kiowa Indians, Cambridge MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 49

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Scientific name: Monarda pectinata Nutt.
USDA symbol: MOPE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Pony Beebalm
Family: Lamiaceae
Family (APG): Lamiaceae
Native American Tribe: Kiowa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Flowers gathered, placed in water and the liquid sprinkled on the hair as a perfume.

RECRD: 10902 id: 23291