33. Wild Bergamot (Monarda fistulosa)
- Medicinal Use: Antiseptic, Energy-Inducer
For well over a century, Native Americans like the Menominee and Blackfoot were known to have used Wild Bergamot for various medicinal needs. It can grow all over the world, but probably best works in an environment with a medium to high temperature. The Medicinal use for this plant is pretty impressive.
It’s essentially a major antiseptic that can kill off some infections. The plant is commonly used to treat skin issues like wounds or infections. Its natural sweetness also makes it a favorite addition to drinks and foods. When added to tea, Wild Bergamot can act as a stimulant and become an energy-inducer as well as fight off gingivitis.