Beebalm, Monarda, is edible. All above ground parts of the plant are edible and medicinal. Part of the mint family, the leaves contain thymol giving it a thyme - minty - oregano flavor. Use as seasoning, eat raw, or cook greens like spinach. Drink medicinal tea for stomach, flu, colds, mouthwash, anxiety, or a stimulant. A poultice, (chew/crush/mash plant into paste), applied onto skin helps infected wounds.