Lemon Balm

Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) is a perennial, lemon-scented herb native to southern Europe, Asia Minor, and North Africa

Effectiveness

Anxiety: Lemon balm rates as a possibly effective herbal remedy for anxiety.

Insomnia: Lemon balm rates as a possibly effective herbal remedy for insomnia.

Stress: Lemon balm rates as a possibly effective herbal remedy for stress.

Safety

Lemon balm rates as likely safe when used orally. It has Generally Recognised as Safe (GRAS) status in the US.