Pycnanthemum pycanthemoidesCharacteristics: 'Mountain' Mint has more delicate leaves than other mints, and is less invasive. Bees love this delightful little herb, and its densely packed flowers.Light: Plant in full sun to partial shade. Water: Water when soil seems dry to the touch. Mountain Mint does not like constantly 'wet feet.'Soil: Your mint will thrive in well-drained garden loam. Use: As a culinary herb, Mountain Mint is a great seasoning for meats, sauces, and beverages. As a medicinal herb, mountain mint can be used as a tea to help stomach problems. Extras: Mountain Mint should not be used by pregnant women!