This is year one of planting many flowers and herbs for herbal remedies. There are many uses for them, and they are wonderful to have at home. They can help boost your immune system, coughs, nasal and chest congestion, skin conditions, sleep, and much more. If you are anything like me, you would prefer to use an herbal remedy before taking a medication. Growing the flowers and herbs in your garden makes it simple.
Bee Balm, also known as Bergamot or Monadara, has anti-microbial properties. “This means it is anti-microbial, anti-bacterial, and anti-fungal. Anti-microbial plants are some of the best medicinal plants to grow because they can cover a variety of issues.” - Homesteading Family
The Medicinal Uses For Bee Balm: 
Soothes coughs
Soothes skin
Relieves stomach cramps
Calms tissue while fighting microbial problems. 
You can use Bee Balm as a tea, an oxymel, a salve, with steam, a poultice, tincture, mouthwash, jelly, salads, vinegar, mead, and in baked goods. There is variety of possible uses in food and medicines.
To read further on how you can use Bee Balm at your home visit: Practical Self Reliance