Lemon Balm

Lemon Balm

melissa officinalis

Lemon balm is a great sleep aide and is also a carminative.

  • Plant type: Perennial
  • Other names: Melissa, Sweet Balm, Balm Mint
  • Medicinal: Yes
  • Culinary: Yes
  • Ceremonial: No
  • Parts Used: Leaves and flowers
  • Side Effects: May be contraindicated for hypothyroidism in large doses