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Lemon Balm and Lime Blossom

Other Names: Common Balm, Balm, Sweet Mary, Honey Plant, Cure-All, Dropsy Plant, Bawn, Sweet Balm, Melissa, Sweet Melissa, Bee Balm, Melissa Officinalis
Traditional Usages: Relieve Weak Stomachs and Sick Bodies, Baldness, Toothache, Pregnancy Sickness, Helps Digestion, Scorpion Stings, Bites of Mad Dogs, Bloody Diarrhea, Cure Mild Depression, Antibacterial, Antiviral, Insect Repellent, Relieve Pain from Stings, Herbal Tea to lift one's Spirits, Improves Memory, Calming, Relaxing and Releases Tension, PMS, Hay fever, Eczema, Cramps, Flatulence, Herpes and associated Itching, Burning and Swelling, Longevity, Shingles, Sleeping disorders.
Resources: South Europe, Mediterranean, Western Asia, North Africa, Venezuela, Nervous Complaints, Stress, Wounds, Sores and Skin Ulcers
Parts Used: Leaves, Essential Oil
Administration Method: Powdered herb, extracts for teas, ground herb for oral use.
Herb Action: Sedative, Carmative
Health Warning: Avoid during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding


Lemon Balm and Lime blossom – Natural remedy for Heart Disease: Infuse one teaspoon of dried lemon balm and one teaspoon of dried lime blossom leaves in a cup of boiling water for 10-minutes. This should be drunk three times per day.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal medications



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