Helps control LDL cholesterol levels
May reduce cholesterol
May reduce stress
Relieves cold sores
Relieves sore throat
Did You Know?
- A recent study found that students who took lemon balm before taking tests did significantly better compared to taking a test without lemon balm.
- Lemon Balm has been used for its medicinal effects for over 2000 years!
- Lemon balm can be applied topically to cold sores to speed up the healing process.
Ways to Eat:
- Drink as a tea
- Chop and add to salad
- Add to water with lemon slices
- Lemon Balm’s botanical name, Melissa, is Greek for “bee" for its white petals that grow and attract bees
- Lemon balm has calming properties and is used in herbal tea remedies and its oil is often used in aromatherapy
- Lemonbalm can be planted during the spring/summer seasons
Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.