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Lemon balm, (Melissa officinalis), organic and biodynamic

88p per 10g
Lemon Balm, Melissa officinalis, is a perennial herbaceous plant in the Lamiaceae (mint) family, native to parts of Europe, north Africa, western Asia and the Middle East. It grows 70–150cm tall, bearing small white summer blossom and leaves with a mild lemon scent.

Where

Gorwn in Sussex in orgainc soil with biodynamic methods

Who

Gorwn by Organic herb trading

How To Use It

The dried leaves of Melissa officinalis can be brewed on their own as a herbal tea, which has a citrus flavour, and also combine well with other calming herbs such as Valerian and Chamomile.

Health Benefits

In herbal medicine, Lemon balm is frequently referred to as a ‘nervine herb’ as its known to help calm anxiety and stress.

 

  • A herbal infusion can be brewed and applied to the mouth to stop cold sores from forming
  • Anti viral
  • Helps with insomnia
  • Calms indigestion and nausea
  • Useful for relieving menstrual cramps, headaches and toothache

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