Are you familiar with lemon balm plant (Melissa officinalis)?
Also known as bee balm or sweet balm, it is one of the members of the Mint (Lamiaceae) family, but has a different sweet, soothing lemony aroma.
Very good for the head and nerves, this fragrant nervine has been revered in works by Shakespeare and Homer, as well as the Bible and the ancient writings.
Main medicinal uses:
✔ calms nerves and fights depression and anxiety
✔ reduces fever
✔ improves sleep
✔ promotes memory and brain health
✔ helps with weight loss
volatile oils (citral, citronellal, citronellol, geraniol), labiate tannin, phenolic acids, triterpenes, monoterpene, glycosides, flavonoids polyphenols (chlorogenic, rosmarinic and caffeic acids), lavonoids (luteolin, quercitin, apigenin, kaempferol)
carminative, febrifuge, nervine, sedative, diaphoretic, antidepressant, anti-microbial, antispasmodic, anti-histamine, hepatic, cardiotonic
Organs or systems affected:
central nervous system, gastrointestinal system, respiratory system, skin
Our products containing lemon balm: