Moldavian snakehead



Perennial (not often annual in Siberia) herbaceous pubescent plant with a pleasant smell of lemon balm. Stem tetrahedral 15-50 cm high. Leaves opposite, oblong-lanceolate. The flowers are blue-violet, collected at the top of the stem in a six-flowered whorl. Blooms in July-August.

Medicinal raw material is a herb. The plant contains an essential oil that smells like lemon balm.

Infusion of herbs in folk medicine is considered an astringent, antispasmodic, analgesic. Recommended for gastrointestinal diseases, heart palpitations, headaches, colds.

Infusion rinse your mouth with toothache; fresh crushed leaves are applied to festering wounds; herbal poultices and compresses are used for bruises and rheumatism.

According to Tibetan doctors, snakehead “treats the elevated temperature of the stomach and liver.”


Infusion: 1 tbsp. a spoonful of grass in a glass of boiling water, insist 20-30 minutes and drink according to Art. spoon 3-4 times 15 minutes before meals.

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