3 (6) LIVE 5 - 9" Seedlings Lemon Balm Herb Heirloom REPELS MOSQUITOS Melissa Officinalis
Listing is for 3 (6) Live seedlings 5 - 9 inches 2 plants in each 3" pot shipped priority.
Lemon balm is a lemon scented herb that comes from the same family as mint. It is native to Europe, North Africa, and West Asia, and grown around the world. It has a very pleasant smell and works to repel mosquitoes.
Makes a great tea!
Ingredients for Lemon Balm Tea
- 1/4 cup fresh lemon balm leaves chopped
- 1 cup water
- 1 teaspoon raw honey optional
Chop the lemon balm leaves to release their oils. Set aside.
Heat the water in a cup in the microwave or on the stove until boiling.
Mix the leaves and water in a mug and allow to stand 10 minutes to steep.
Stir in honey and strain if desired. Drink warm.
Lemon balm is said to:
soothe symptoms of stress
boost the mood
manages overactive thyroid
Fight Cancer and Herpes virus
boost cognitive function
treat cold soles
helps manage ADHD in children
help relieve indigestion
minimize menstrual cramps
ease headache pain
lessen toothache pain