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Lemon Balm Leaf C/O

  • Lemon Balm or Melissa is used as a nervous restorative and cerebral stimulant. Anxiety, depression, insomnia, dizziness, phobias and anxiety states. Hypertension. Hyperthyroid symptoms. Neurocardiac syndrome; palpitations. Settles the stomach and relieves nausea. Painful urination. Fever with pain. Modern research has brought to light its anti-viral properties; int, and external for viral infections (i.e. herpes).
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Lemon Balm Leaf C/S 

Also Known As – Melissa officinalis, melissa, and balm.

Certified Organic - USA

Overview - Lemon balm is a common herb in many culinary gardens. It is a member of the mint family, yet it has no mint flavor, only a refreshing lemon. Balm was once used as a "strewing herb" in castles and homes to freshen the air. Used frequently in salads, as garnishes and in stuffings, balm is a must in the kitchen. Luckily, this herb is easy to grow and it spreads in the garden without a lot of encouragement.

Medicinal Uses – Internally, Lemon Balm, while refreshingly stimulating, has the effect of calming the nerves. The balm tea is effective in helping people relax and feel good when depressed or anxious. It is antiviral, and is particularly effective against the herpes virus. It relieves stomach cramps and gas and lowers blood pressure. Balm can help with headaches and fatigue. Even migraines can succumb to balm's touch. The herbal tea can be soothing during colds and flu. It is helpful during fever as it encourages perspiration. It is also helpful for flatulence and insomnia. What's more, this herb is safe for children. Externally, Lemon Balm stimulates the senses. Simply rub the leaf between your fingers or on your clothing to smell lemony all day. Fresh leaves can soothe insect bites.

Other Uses – It is used in beverages and foods.

Herbs to Combine/Supplement - Balm can be combined with other soothing herbs like valerian, hops and chamomile to create a relaxing effect.

Parts Used - The aerial portions of the plant are used both medicinally and in the culinary arts.

Precautions - If you suffer from hypothyroid and take medications, lemon balm may interfere with it. There is some suggestion that it may also interfere with the effectiveness of sedatives used for insomnia.

Suggestion - For herbal tea, place a handful of fresh crushed leaves in a teapot of hot water. Let steep for ten minutes. Strain and drink as needed.

  • Lemon balm oil or lotion can be rubbed on herpes lesions. Alternatively, make an infusion from 2 to 4 teaspoons of herb in 1 cup of boiling water. Steep for 10 to 15 minutes and apply several times per day to the lesions with a cotton ball.
  • A balm tincture can be taken at the dose of 40 to 90 drops 3 times per day.
  • For capsules, take 300 to 500 mg of lemon balm 3 times per day.

Disclaimer - These products are not intended to diagnose, treat cure or prevent any disease. Reviews are not intended as a substitute for appropriate medical care or the advice of a physician or another medical professional. Actual results may vary among users. Mountain Maus Remedies LLC makes no warranty or representation, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy or validity of the information contributed by outside product review submissions, and assumes no responsibility or liability regarding the use of such information. The information and statements regarding the dietary supplements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. If you have a medical condition or disease, please talk to your health care provider. If you are currently taking a prescription medication, you should work with your health care provider before discontinuing any drug or altering any drug regimen, including augmenting your regimen with any herb or dietary supplements. Do not attempt to self-diagnose any disease or ailment based on the reviews and do not use the information contained herein for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease. Proper medical care is critical to good health. If you have a health concern or suspect you have an undiagnosed sign or symptom, please consult a physician or health care practitioner.

 

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