Wildflowers - Wild Bergamot

Wild Bergamot, Horsemint, Beebalm, Monarda fistulosa
Wild Bergamot, Horsemint, Beebalm - Monarda fistulosa

NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz

 
Wild Bergamot contains the natural antiseptic, thymol, commonly used in mouthwashes. Plains Indians used Wild Bergamot for its antiseptic properties.

Last updated: April 10, 2015

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