Lemon Balm originated in southern Europe. Lemon Balm is a popular garden herb due to its lemony smell and beautiful white flowers. Lemon Balm has been used to treat hyperthyroidism (Grave's disease).
It has also been useful in the treatment of nerve pain, along with indigestion and flatulence. Lemon Balm is both a carminative and sedative, and consequently has been used to assist with insomnia.
Ingredients: Lemon Balm
Directions: Combine 2 – 4g daily of the dried herb with a cup of boiling water to make a tea. Infuse for 10-15 minutes and drink daily.
Cautions: Lemon Balm should not used by those with glaucoma.
Warnings: This food is not a sole source of nutrition and should be used in conjunction with a nutritious diet and with an appropriate physical training or exercise program. This food is not suitable for children under the age of 15 or pregnant women. It should only be used under medical or dietetic supervision. Keep out of reach of children.