Lemon Balm’s is anti-viral, so the tea is great to drink if you’re feeling under the weather. The hot tea brings on a sweat that is good for relieving colds, flus and fevers and an anti-viral agent has been found that combats mumps, cold sores and other viruses.

Lemon Balm’s anti-histamine action is useful to treat eczema and headaches and accounts for the centuries old tradition of placing the fresh leaf on insect bites and wounds.  A fomentation of Lemon Balm may also help reduce the swelling associated with gout.

Through research, Lemon balm has clearly demonstrated the ability to impact the limbic system of the brain and “protect” the brain from the powerful stimuli of the body and should be part of any ADHD formula.  It smells a lot better than Ritalin, too.

Melissa plant has been traditionally for its:

  • Eczema treatment
  • Headache treatment
  • Brain protection 

Melissa is good for internal and external use.

 General Description

An extract as a face steam bath and as a rinse for grey hair. Add it to the bath water. 

Historical Background

The name Lemon balm, Melissa officinalis, comes from the old Greeks. 
The Greek name for a Honey bee is Melissa. This because bees have a preference for the nectar of this plant and the plant attracts bees. Lemon balm became used medicinal two thousand years ago by the Greeks.



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