Wild Mint/Mentha arvensis is one of the few native mints growing in North America. This plant is so widely distributed that it can be found in most northern boreal regions. The leaves of the wild mint are edible, raw, or cooked. It is also used to make herb tea from the fresh or dried leaves and are also used to flavor soups, salads, and meat.
Weegas root, sometimes referred to as “rat root”, has a pain relieving effect and iss effective in fighting off colds, coughs, upset stomachs and fevers. It grows mainly in northern Saskatchewan. It can be placed into the mouth like a cough drop or boiled into a tea form.