A green herb with a lemon flavour and odour, used as flavouring.
Widely available in Europe, this herb has lemon-scented, mintlike leaves that are often used to brew an aromatic tea (tisane). Its slightly tart flavor is used to flavor salads as well as meats and poultry. Also called simply balm.
an easy-to-grow herb that happily re-seeds itself throughout our gardens, lemon balm has a delightful lemon fragrance. It can act as an insect repellent, and is also useful in treating skin problems. (found in Herbal Pet Shampoo)
bushy perennial Old World mint having small white or yellowish flowers and fragrant lemon-flavored leaves; a garden escapee in northern Europe and North America
lemony leaves used for a tisane or in soups or fruit punches
A clump forming perennial plant "Melissa officinalis" with lemon-scented oval leaves used as flavoring herb with fish, poultry and ham. Also used in fruit drinks, salads, mayonnaise and sauerkraut (also called "melissa").
Used to tone and improve circulation and part of the LevensESSENTIE 23 herb extract.
(Melissa officinalis). Intestinal cramps, relieve gas, induce perspiration. Sold commercially in Germany as antiviral agent. Similar in appearance to catnip. Paracelsus believed it would completely revivify a man. Carmelite water, of which Lemon Balm was the chief ingredient, was drunk daily by the Emperor Charles V.
As A Treatment"Lemon balm is a mild sedative, spasmolytic, and may gently help regulate thyroid-stimulating hormone and thyroid function..."
Melissa officinalis Used as a nervine and to ease spasms of the digestive tract including the treatment of flatulent Dyspepsia. Due to its mild anti-depressive properties it is useful for tension, Migraine, Depression, nervous insomnia and anxiety- induced palpitations .
As its name suggests, this leafy, green herb has a...
Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis), not to be confused with bee balm, Monarda species, is a perennial herb in the mint family Lamiaceae, native to southern Europe and the Mediterranean region.