Lemon Balm Leaf
Package size4 oz 2 oz 8 oz 1 pound
This herb has a mild lemon flavor and can be both enjoyed hot or cold.
What this tea can do for you
Throughout history as a medicinal herb, lemon balm has been used as a digestive aid to relieve gas, and is also well known natural source of vitamin C and thiamine, along with a number of important constituents, including flavonoids, polyphenols, triterpenes, even small amounts of protein and fiber, making it a great all-around tea choice.
- Cold Sores (herpes labialis)- Applying a lip balm containing lemon balm to cold sores seems to shorten healing time and reduce symptoms if applied at the early stages of infection. Numerous studies have linked the flavonoids and phenolic compounds in lemon balm tea to a reduction in the herpes simplex virus. Lemon balm can be topically applied, but the immune system boost gained from the tea can also help clear this up.
- Cognitive Boost - may improve thinking, sharpen memory, and reduce symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.
- Reduce Anxiety and Stress - The calming properties of the and volatile compounds in this tea can have a nervine effect and reduce symptoms of anxiety and stress. Early research shows that taking a single dose of lemon balm increases calmness and alertness in adults under mental stress. Other early research shows that adding lemon balm to a food or drink reduces anxiety and improves memory and alertness during mental testing.
- Gastrointestinal Distress - Soothing the stomach is another popular use of lemon balm tea, so if you regularly suffer from indigestion, excess flatulence, constipation, acid reflux disease, cramping, or bloating, having a relaxing cup of this tea every day can optimize your digestion.
Grown in Europe & hand-packed in the USA.