| Zuta Levana |
| Micromeria fruticosa|
| Uses: Culinary/Medicinal/Beverage
|| Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 9-11) |
| When to Sow: Spring/Anytime
|| Ease of Germination: Easy |
| (Little mint; Tea hyssop)
One of the most popular tea and spice herbs of Israel and the Middle East. Makes a refreshing sweet minty tea. A popular bread dip is made with the leaves mixed with olive oil and salt. In Turkey, the tea is used to treat stomach ulcers . Contains pulegone; should not be taken by women who are pregnant or while trying to conceive. Ht. 25cm/10".