Also known as Melissa Officinalis, Lemon balm is a lemon-flavoured herb originally from the mint family. It is commonly used to season meats, in desserts, and in lotions. Native to Southern Europe, it is a powerful relaxant known best for its mood elevation and cognitive function properties.
✅ HEALTH BENEFITS – Provides calm against stress and anxiety, Improves concentration, memory, and mental performance. Helps with insomnia and other sleep disorders. Relieves digestive distress and nausea. Provides relief against menstrual cramps.
✅ VERSATILE – Lemon balm leaf can be used in many ways. It makes a relaxing, lemon-flavored herbal tea and complements herb vinegar and spice blends. It is also used for lip balms, skin toners, and various lotions. Besides its topical advantages, it can also enrich the flavors in baked goods and salads!
✅ REFRESHING AND CITRUSY – It has a citrusy, bright, and refreshing taste that closely resembles the flavor of lemon and mint grass. This herb features a sweet yet strong flavor that freshens up any dish.
✅ DELICIOUS FLAVOR – As a herbal tea, Lemon Balm is both flavorful and aromatic. The taste offers overtones of lemon and mint that can be enhanced with a touch of sugar or honey, as desired.
✅ DIRECTIONS: Put 1 teaspoon (2 grams) of Lemon Balm Leaves in a cup. Pour boiling water into the cup. Cover the cup and let it steep for three to four minutes. Strain and serve. Preferred without milk.