Nature's Apothecary - Nature's Apothecary
- Manufacturer:Nature's Apothecary
- Packaged Ship Weight:0.20
Native to Southern Europe and the Mediterranean region, Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis) is a popular herb that now grows throughout the world. This sweet-tasting herb is a favorite of honeybees, hence it’s generic name, melissa, which is the Greek word for honeybee. Lemon Balm is a popular herbal remedy, and the essential oil extracted from this herb is widely used in aromatherapy as a calmative, and as an insect repellent. Lemon Balm has been traditionally used as a body cleanser and detoxifier because it induces perspiration. It’s content of flavonoids, polyphenols, tannins and other natural constituents also support healthy immune system function.