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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Benefits of Lemon Balm Natural Herbal Cosmetic In recent years, natural herbal cosmetics and skin care products have flooded around the outlets or online stores. They have become the fashion and year after year more and more women are switching to organic and natural herbal cosmetics. Lemon balm cosmetics are one of the natural herbal […]

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Culinary Uses For Lemon Balm Due to increase of health consciousness and discovery of lemon balm high medicinal qualities, lemon balm has gradually gaining its popularity. But, do you ever think of using lemon balm in your cooking? Lemon balm exudes a very refreshing lemon fragrance and it has a mild lemon flavor. We usually […]

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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 Mosquitoes/ Insects Repellent It’s been a long and tiring working day and you are relaxing on your comfortable sofa. What would be more frustrating than a pesky mosquito buzzing around your head? Besides disturbance and the itch, we are exposing to the danger of West Nile Virus (WNV). WNV can be transmitted to […]

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Lemon Balm vs. Bee Balm Lemon balm is a medical herb that gives off a very refreshing lemon fragrance. Traditionally, Bee keepers are using lemon balm to attract bees. They will plant lemon balm near the bee hives. During summer, lemon balm will grow light yellow flowers and coupling its lemon smell will help to […]

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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 Tea Recipe (Hot or Iced) Lemon-balm tea is a well-known herbal tonic that offer a lot of health benefits.  This lemon-scented herbal tea not only tasty, it can uplift your spirits and help you to relax. Most important, steps to brew a lemon balm tea are simple and easy. Ingredients: 2-3 tablespoons of […]

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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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