DESCRIPTION

Lemon Balm, Melissa officinalis.

Lemon balm is a hardy perennial with toothed, oval light green leaves and small yellow white flowers. Lemon balm prefers full sun and rich soils. Known by Greek and Romans long ago as a useful aid to revive spirits and chase away melancholy.


QUALITIES

  • Gentle sedative and calming herb that will promote good sleep.
  • Useful in treating nervousness and overexcitement.
  • Antiviral and can be used for treating colds and flus.
  • Assists in regulating hyperactive thyroid and reducing stress.
  • Treats stings and burns
  • Helpful with mouth sores.