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Lemon balm is one of the best herb you can easily grow in your garden or even inside your home. As a medicinal plant, lemon balm has traditionally been employed against bronchial inflammation, earache, fever, flatulence, headaches, high blood pressure, influenza, mood disorders, palpitations, toothache and vomiting. A tea made from Lemon balm leaves is said to soothe menstrual cramps and helps relieve PMS.
This healing herb that amazingly attracts bees is not only packs anti-viral properties but also relaxing that helps soothe frayed nerves and calms hyper children.
According to TheNerdyFarmWife…
Traditionally, it’s been used to gently treat colic and upset stomach in everyone from infants to elders. A leaf can be chewed to freshen the breath or crushed and placed on a bug bite to help ease the itch.
There are numerous things you can do with lemon balm. You can take a look in our previous post, i.e. the Extraordinary Tutorial to Use Lemon Balm for Anxiety and Much More! Or get enlightenment on what TheNerdyFarmWife had shared in her post 12 Things to Do With Lemon Balm.
Jan Berry, the author of the blog, said that you can…
1. Make a sleepy time herbal syrup
2. Chop fresh leaves and sprinkle on fruit salads
3. Make a glycerite
4. Make a relaxing, tummy soothing tea
5. Moisten cosmetic clay with lemon balm tea
6. Fill a bath bag with lemon balm leaves and rose petals
7. Add finely chopped leaves (1 to 2 TBSP) and lemon zest (a pinch) to your favorite scone or muffin recipe.
8. Make a tincture
9. Make a vinegar
10. Make candied lemon balm leaves
11. Make Lemon Balm & Honey Butter
12. Make an herbal water
Sounds amazing? Yeah!
Anyway, learning how to make any of these things you can do with lemon balm is super easy. Read Jan’s simple tutorial and some tips on using them. Check them out here… ..