All About Lemon Balm

Lemon balm or Melissa officinalis is a perennial herb originated in Southern Europe. The uses of Lemon Balm are not limited to medicinal; it also has been widely used in culinary, cosmetic, aromatherapy and etc.
 

 

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What Is Aromatherapy? Aromatherapy is known as essential oil therapy, is an herbal remedy that uses naturally extracted essential oils from leaves, stems, flowers or other parts of a plant to enhance an individual’s physical and psychological health. As far back as the early 1900s, aromatherapy has been practiced in Europe. But, it only became […]

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Herbal Remedies and Fertility In year 2013, the statistic on the general fertility rate of American women aged 15 – 44 hit a record low at 6%. 11 out of 100 women are struggled with infertility. Infertility can be defined as having difficulty to get pregnant or unable to carry a pregnancy. Herbal remedies are […]

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Lemon Balm Best Alternatives to Drug Medications Herbal medication has increased popularity in recent years. Most people prefer herbal medications to drug medications because it is safe and equally effective. More reports have revealed harmful effects of drugs substances to our human body. Recent studies have shown that proton pump inhibitors which are among the […]

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Safety of Lemon Balm for Nursing Mothers and Breastfed Babies/ Toddlers World Health Organization (WHO) and The American Academy of Pediatrics have recommended to only feed the infant with breast milk in the first six months of life (exclusive breastfeeding). Breastfeeding will give your baby a healthy start and it may also provide longer-term health […]

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Treating Children, Toddlers, and Infants with Lemon Balm Lemon balm is the International Herb Association’s 2007 Herb of the Year. It has become one of the most well-known healing herbs. Lemon balm contains a lot of valuable properties such as antiviral properties, antibacterial, anti-anxiety, anti-inflammatory effects, calming effects and etc. It is seemed as ideal […]

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Lemon Balm for Cold Sores/Herpes/ Chicken Pox and Shingles Do you know 6 out of 10 Americans have infected cold sores before? And nearly 25% of Americans have suffered recurrent infection? Cold sores, sometimes we called as oral herpes or fever blisters are small sores usually develop around your mouth, nostril, lips, inside the mouth […]

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Lemon Balm and Your Pet As far back as over 2000 years ago, Lemon balm or Melissa Officinalis was used in various medical applications. Lemon balm was used to dress wounds and to treat animal or insect poisonous bites and stings. Besides, it was also employed to treat sleeping disorders, anxiety, depression, digestion problems and […]

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Lemon Balm for Anxiety, Insomnia and Stress In the modern life, stress has become a way of life for many people. Excessive Stress can makes you feel depress, frustrated, nervous and anxious. Some also suffer insomnia, heart palpitations, headaches and digestion problems. Drug medications are commonly used to treat the symptoms of stress. However, due […]

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Lemon Balm and Pregnancy For centuries, lemon balm has been widely used to relieve pregnancy discomforts. However, there is a lot of disagreement on whether lemon balm is harmful or safe to consume during pregnancy. You might have a dilemma about deciding whether to use a lemon balm or not in pregnancy. The pros, cons […]

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