LEMON BALM HERB
Digestion, bloating, gas, colic, menstrual cramps, headache, toothache, anxiety, insomnia, ADHD, high blood pressure, upset stomach, mental disorders.
Lemon balm is used for digestive problems, including upset stomach, bloating, intestinal gas (flatulence), vomiting, and colic; anxiety; for pain, menstrual cramps, headache & toothache; mental disorders, including hysteria and melancholia.
Many people believe lemon balm has calming effects so they take it for anxiety, sleep problems, and restlessness. Lemon balm is also used for Alzheimer's disease, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), an autoimmune disease involving the thyroid (Graves' disease), swollen airways, rapid heartbeat due to nervousness, high blood pressure, sores, tumors, and insect bites.
Lemon balm is inhaled as aromatherapy for Alzheimer's disease.
Some people apply lemon balm to their skin to treat cold sores (herpes labialis).
In foods and beverages, the extract and oil of lemon balm are used for flavoring.
How does it work?
Lemon balm contains chemicals that seem to have a sedative, calming effect. It might also reduce the growth of some viruses.
A TEA BLEND OF LINDEN, FEVERFEW, LEMON BALM AND CHAMOMILE WILL REDUCE 'MIGRAINE' PAIN BY 50-60 % for most sufferers.
PROVEN TO WORK! Use equal portions of each herb, and steep tea 4-6 minutes. Drink 2 - 3 cups and you should see some results in a short while.
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