The English herbal physician John Evelyn spoke of Lemon Balm over 400 years ago saying, “Balm is sovereign for the brain, strengthening the memory and powerfully chasing away melancholy.” To the Greeks, it was a sacred herb dedicated to the goddess Diana. Known by the Latin name Melissa officinalis this herb has been shown to have antiviral properties and a host of beneficial uses.
Lemon Balm is used for:
- Stress relief
- Canker sores
- Muscle relaxer
- Sleep aid
- Natural antihistamine
- Balm for cuts
- Stomach troubles
- And more.
Studies have shown lemon balm supplementation can reduce the DNA damage in subjects exposed to long-term low-dose radiation – like radiologists.
It’s also a common staple around the kitchen, used for sauces, jams, marinades, and in flavored waters.
Lemon Balm and TriLight
We use lemon balm in Morning Soothe
Morning Soothe is the perfect blend for expectant mothers dealing with morning sickness. It contains herbs commonly known to settle the stomach during pregnancy.
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What are your favorite uses for lemon balm?