Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis) is an herbal nervine making it a wonderful nerve tonic.
A nervine is an herb that works on helping the nervous system combat stress and nervous exhaustion. Lemon balm is calming, and soothes the nerves. It is good as a single herb for anxiety and stress, but can also be used in combination with other calming herbs.
Lemon balm has a slight lemony taste. A perfect addition to our lemon balm ointment or Surivon products.
Heat water and warm up cup. Place 1 tablespoon of tea into a tea strainer. Pour hot water over tea. Sweeten if desired. Let steep 10-15 minutes. Relax and enjoy your delicious herbal tea.
Lemon balm leaf (melissa officinalis)
Lemon balm should be avoided by those on thyroid medication as it is believed that the herb inhibits the absorption of this medicine. Use with adult supervision. Avoid during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Do not use if allergic or sensitive to ingredients.