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Alpine Calamint (Acinos alpinus)

Calamintha alpinus. Satureia orontia.
Common Name Latin Name Plant Family
Alpine Calamint
Acinos alpinus

None known

  • Medicinal Use

    Diaphoretic, febrifuge[148].

  • Edible Use

    The leaves are used as a flavouring in cooked dishes[183] and also as a tea substitute[148].

  • Cautionary Notes

    None known

Cultivation & Habitat

Seed – sow early spring in a cold frame. If you have sufficient seed then you could try sowing in situ in April or May. Germination should take place within a month. When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer. Division in spring. Basal cuttings in late spring.
Succeeds in almost any well-drained soil, doing well in a hot dry soil[200].
C. and S. Europe

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