Benefits of Lemon Balm

Benefits of Lemon Balm

This plant’s official name is Melissa officinalis, and there are so many Benefits of Lemon Balm.  This perennial herbaceous plant is in the mint family.  It is easily grown in your home garden.

There are so many uses for this wonderfully lemony-smelling, super tasty herb.  It is often used for culinary purposes to make teas, marinate chicken or fish, or flavor baked foods and jams. Also has a variety of medicinal benefits. Lemon Balm can be found in tinctures, salves, capsules, and essential oils.

Lemon Balm helps with:
Benefits of Lemon Balm
Benefits of Lemon Balm
  • reduce stress and
  • anxiety
  • promote sleep
  • improve appetite
  • ease discomfort from indigestion
  • nausea

Lemon Balm Tea

Simply cut 2 teaspoons of  fresh herb, place in a mug with hot water and sip on the delicious tea.  You’ll be amazed with the results!

If you’re feeling anxiety and insomnia, you can be lulled into bed with Lemon Balm tea.

We’ve used lemon balm oil in our balms.  Easily rub the balm on your temples to relax you from the stress or insomnia.

You can also treat a cold sore by rubbing the leaf directly on the sore.  It is a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory abilities.

Get out and grow some Lemon Balm, you won’t run out of things to use it in!

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