Melissa or Lemon Balm

Melissa or Lemon Balm: Melissa officinalis L.

  • Product Code: EO 410
  • Availability: In Stock
  • £54.00



Melissa or Lemon Balm: Essential Oil

Latin Name: Melissa officinalis L.

Source: France

Part of plant: Leaves

Grade: Organic

Aroma Character: Flat lemon, herbal undertone

Blends Well with: Geranium, Lavender, Orange


Melissa or Lemon Balm Properties: Anti-spasmodic, nerve calming, anti-depressant; stomach strengthening, stimulates appetite, promotes bile production; strengthens heart, stimulates body and mind (brain, heart, digestion, musculature, uterus); stops menstrual pain; anti-inflammatory, lowers blood pressure.

Melissa or Lemon Balm Indications: Insomnia, nervousness, weak nerves, depressive anxiety; digestive complaints, upset stomach, migraines due to digestive disturbances, stomach cramps, liver-gallbladder insufficiency; nervous palpitations, epilepsy, dizziness attacks, ringing ears; cramping of respiratory tract and asthma.

Melissa or Lemon Balm Main Components: Neral, geranial, citronellal, geraniol, nerol, beta-caryophyllene, alpha-copaene, alpha-humulene.

Melissa or Lemon Balm Contraindications, side effects: None known for normal dosage; by external use it can irritate sensitive skin.

Melissa or Lemon Balm is a sweet-scented, perennial bushy herb with green serrated leaves and small white or pink flowers. The Essential Oil is steam-distilled from the flowering tops and leaves.

Melissa or Lemon Balm is one of the best Essential Oils for shock, depression, grief and anxiety; it enhances life, gladdens the spirit and chases away dark thoughts. It helps you find inner contentment by calming a troubled mind, strengthening the emotions and surrounding you with joy. Melissa or Lemon Balm has been called the 'elixir of life', which admirably describes this lovely Essential Oil.

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