Lemon Balm - 1 oz
Only available in the United States.
Price: $10.00 for 1 oz
Lemon Balm – Melissa officinalis
Lamiaceae (Mint) Family.
Lemon Balm is a fragrant culinary herb and when used in teas, the essential oils permeate the air. Physicians from Rome and Greece used it for calming. Avicenna, Arabic physician, from the 980-1037 era, stated that it caused the” mind and heart to be merry.” Lemon Balm has been used for allergies, anxiety, ADD, bronchitis, fever, headache, herpes, nervousness, nightmares, teething, shingles. Calms the mind, relieves anxiety, relieves pain, restores nerves, promotes sweating, harmonize labor and enhance deliver, good for reducing contusion and swelling, aids in stopping bleeding, reduce infections, eliminate parasites, reduces tumors.
Function: Relax Constraint and Calm the Mind
Effects: , antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, sedative, antidepressant,, nervine, tonic, carminative, antiviral, digestive, vasodilator
Preparation: Tincture, tea, infusion, juice, essential oil, washes, compresses.
Other Uses: In the 17th century, Lemon Balm was used to make win. Good to shine up wood furniture, as well as making the room smell better. Put in a sachet to attract love. To attract new bees to a hive, it was rubbed inside the hive by the beekeeper.
Edible Uses: Using the fresh herb is best when used to season or garnish dishes. It makes a good tea.
Caution: Generally, it is safe for children; however, it can lower thyroid functions, so use moderately and be cautious if you have hypothyroid condition.
Disclaimer: These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.