Appreciated for its tasting qualities, lemon balm is traditionally acknowledged as a condiment with beneficial effects on our health. The aerial parts of Lemon balm are part of the universal pharmacopoeia and have been used since Antiquity in Greek and Islamic medicines against nervous disorders.
Generally, lemon balm is used in traditional medicine against:
- anxiety, nervousness and hysteria;
- splitting headaches;
- gastric disorders.
Further to this usage in traditional medicine, scientific literature discovers more and more information on the various health properties of lemon balm. To find out more on the properties of lemon balm, click here.