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Lemon balm Adopter

The American Botanical Council (ABC) is passionate about helping people live healthier lives through the responsible use of herbs and medicinal plants. As an independent, nonprofit education organization, ABC is dedicated to providing accurate and reliable information for consumers, healthcare practitioners, researchers, educators, industry and the media.

Please enjoy this information on lemon balm made available through the generosity of Four Elements’ adoption.

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Melissa officinalis is an herbaceous perennial in the mint family (Lamiaceae) native to the Mediterranean, southern Europe, and western Asia. Lemon balm is a calming herb used for tenseness, restlessness, irritability, as well as for digestive complaints and externally for cold sores.

Additional ABC Lemon Balm Resources 

Lemon Balm monograph from The Complete German Commission E Monographs—Therapeutic Guide to Herbal Medicines

Lemon Balm monograph from Herbal Medicines: Expanded Commission E Monographs

HerbClip reviews

Aromatherapy in the Treatment of Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease with Agitation: Cochrane Review Update. HC# 041455-503, 8/29/2014

A Review of Phytochemicals that Enhance Human Brain Function. HC# 041154-429, 7/29/2011

Effective Herbal Remedies for Herpes Simplex Infections. HC# 060293-386, 10/15/2009

A Review of Sage, Lemon Balm, and Rosemary for Cognitive Function. HC# 010292-377, 5/29/2009

Exposition on Lemon Balm. HC# 100475-353, 5/30/2008

Lemon Balm
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