Lemon Balm for Insomnia
Lemon Balm rates as a possibly effective treatment for anxiety. There are 2 studies which confirm its effectiveness.
People in studies consumed 300 mg of lemon balm extract twice daily for 15 days and saw improvement.
Lemon balm rates as likely safe when used orally. It has Generally Recognised as Safe (GRAS) status in the US.
Orally, lemon balm can increase appetite.
It may also cause nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, dizziness, and wheezing, but these events are uncommon.
Alcohol. Be cautious with this combination.
Antidiabetes drugs. Be cautious with this combination.
Barbiturates and CNS depressants. Be cautious with this combination.
Thyroid hormone. Be cautious with this combination.