Lemon Balm


Scientific Name: Melissa officinalis L.
Synonyms: Faucibarba officinalis (L.) Dulac, Mutelia officinalis (L.) Gren., Thymus melissa E.H.L.Krause
English Name: Lemon Balm
Other Names in English: Balm
Family: Lamiaceae



Persian Name: بادرنجبویه، فرنجمشک/ Badranjbooyeh, Faranjmoshk
German Name: Zitronenmelisse
French Name: Mélisse, Mélisse citronelle, Mélisse officinale, Piment des abeilles


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High Quality Lemon Balm For Sale

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About Melissa Officinalis

Lemon Balm is a one-year plant whose height reaches forty centimeters. This plant has many species. The stems are relatively thin and fluffy and their cross section is square and have many branches. The leaves of this plant are triangular, heart-shaped and slightly hairy, and they grow reciprocally. The side of its leaves are serrated and these teeth are curved. The veins on the leaves appear as well-defined depressions.

The flowers of this plant are small, tabular, slightly elongated, white and sometimes pale purple and grow at the junction of leaves and stems. At the end of each flower, there is a cone-shaped and slightly elongated reservoir that contains its seeds. The seeds are small, slightly wide, pointed, drop-shaped and dark brown.

The whole plant has a pleasant aroma, similar to the smell of lemon and citron.

Melissa Officinalis Chemical Constituents

The whole plant yields a volatile oil, flavonoids, and triterpenes. The volatile oil is about 0.1%, consisting of more than 50 compounds of which the major ones, citronellal, b-caryophyllene, neral, geranial, citronellol and geraniol amount to 70%. Also present in the leaves are caffeic, rosemarinic and ferulic acids.

Lemon Balm Temperament

Hot and dry

Lemon Balm Health Benefits

  1. Boil 20 to 50 grams of Balm in one liter of water, then brew for 10 minutes, then strain and sweeten and drink 3 to 4 cups a day. Repels toxins, strengthens the heart and brain, senses, preservation, intelligence, stomach and liver. It will be effective in treating insomnia, is invigorating, reduces pain in the brain and inside the skull, nightmare, relieves nervous fears and panics.
  2. Drinking Mélisse syrup cures cold suffocation.
  3. Tasting of dried Balm is useful to prevent tooth decay and chewing of its fresh leaves in the mouth removes the smell of wine and bad breath.

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