Parts used: Aerial parts
Antibacterial, anti-depressant, anti-emetic, anti-spasmodic, antiviral, aromatic, carminative, diaphoretic, hepatic, hypotensive, nervine, nervous system restorative, sedative, tonic
Copper, folate, manganese, magnesium, potassium, zinc
Lemon balm is an excellent carminative herb that relieves spasms in the digestive tract and is used in flatulent dyspepsia. Because of its anti-depressive properties, it is primarily indicated where there is dyspepsia associated with anxiety or depression, as the gently sedative oils relieve tension and stress reactions, thus acting to lighten depression.
Lemon balm has a tonic effect on the heart and circulatory system, thus lowering blood pressure. It can be used in feverish conditions such as flu.
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Insect bites, externally