Soothes sorrows and helps in recovery from emotional pain.
Increase joy and restore a bright outlook on life.
Also Called: Basil Thyme, Mountain Balm, Mountain Mint
The whole plant is aromatic, diaphoretic and expectorant.
An infusion is beneficial in cases of fevers, flatulent colic and weaknesses of the stomach, it is also used to treat depression, insomnia and painful menstruation.
Its expectorant action makes it a good cough and cold remedy and it is of value for treating mild respiratory infections.
It is best mixed with other herbs, especially yarrow (Achillea millefolium) and Thyme (Thymus vulgaris).
Calamint should not be prescribed for pregnant women since in excess it can cause a miscarriage.