Because some folks mentioned  an interest – I found this ‘recipe’ in one of my Native American books.

 Monarda is one of the many members of the mint family. Typically in Missouri it can be found in old fields, along country roads and bordering woodlands. Blooming from May through August.

 1 tbsp crushed monarda leaves. ( This raggedy looking purple flower is also known as bee balm or wild bergamot, depending on where you might live)

 1 tsp. white clover blossoms

Steep in 8 oz boiling water for 5 – 10 minutes, drink for stomach upset or to sooth scratchy throat.

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