Melissa officinalis in a spagyric preparation.
Often blended with other herbs to boost its effects, lemon balm is used to lessen anxiety and stress, bringing about a sense of calm alertness. It reduces insomnia and other sleep disorders, cold sores, aches and pains of the head and teeth, as well as potentially for menstrual cramps.
Lemon balm is thought to improve cognitive ability, and has potential for reducing symptoms of dementia and alzheimers.
As a part of the mint family, lemon balm is a great aid in the digestive system, easing nausea and indigestion, and issues of the GI.
Planet: Venus, Jupiter