A pungent, hairy-leaved, perennial which grows in a thick mound. The oil within its leaves is loved by cats. You can use the leaves for a mint flavoured tea and as a poultice for cuts and bruises. Grow in full sun in free draining soil.
This herb grows as a weed in my garden. Its leaves are hairy, crinkled and deeply veined. The flowers are pink, white or mauve. The leaves can be used to reduce inflammations and to ease bee stings. It grows in full sun in normal garden soil.