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Lemon Balm Organic

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The Story

Lemon balm: Melissa officinalis (L.)

Why lemon balm? A versatile herb in the mint family, lemon balm has a slightly citrusy flavor with woody and earthy notes. It blends well in many teas and infusions, especially with peppermint, ginger, or chamomile. It is an ideal addition to your sleep support blend and can also help maintain a calm and balanced mood throughout your day.

Quality Assured: Our certified organic lemon balm leaves are sustainably sourced from Croatia. This herb is Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth and grown without the use of genetic engineering, artificial fertilizers, or pesticides. Our experts here at the Apothecary Shoppe personally evaluate every herb through taste, touch, and smell to assure that you are receiving the best botanicals suitable for use.

This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

How to Use

Benefits: Lemon balm is a tasty and versatile herb that can support relaxation and restful, normal sleep patterns. Additionally, lemon balm is said to help maintain normal, healthy brain function and memory. Lemon balm can also be a comfort to women in the days before their menstrual cycle.

This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Experience

Formula:

CALMING HERBAL FORMULA:

Yarrow Achillea millefolium: 1/2 ounce

Chamomile Matricaria recutita (German) or Chamaemelum nobile (Roman): 1/2 ounce

Lemon balm Melissa officinalis
: 1/4 ounce

Peppermint Mentha xpiperita: 1/4 ounce

Water: 3/4 pint

Mix herbs and prepare as an infusion.

Place your herbs into a ceramic or glass teapot.
 Bring a pot of water to a boil. Do not use an aluminum saucepan. An electric kettle or kettle on the stove is fine.

Turn off the heat and pour the water over the herb.

Cover the teapot and let steep for 10-12 minutes.

Strain the tea in a non-aluminum strainer and use for your recipe. Store for no more than 24 hours in the refrigerator.

Use 2-4 tablespoons as necessary.

 

See more: Herbs

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