Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis)

Lemon Balm as a Topical Treatment for Herpes Simplex Virus

A 1999, double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized German trial studied the efficacy of a topical cream made from the standardized dried leaf extract of lemon balm (Melissa officinalis, 70:1) for the treatment of herpes simplex labialis ("cold sores" — a form of herpes simplex that occurs on the lips). Sixty-six patients who had at least four episodes of herpes labialis yearly took part in the trial. The cream was applied topically on the affected area four times daily for five days.

Lemon balm and valerian useful for reducing anxiety

A combination of lemon balm and valerian herbal supplementation was studied for stress-reduction. The researchers state: These results suggest that a combination of Melissa officinalis (lemon balm) and Valeriana officinalis (valerian) possesses anxiolytic properties (anti-anxiety) that deserve further investigation

Quick Relief from Anxiety and Stress Without Tranquilizers

The article discusses the therapeutic effect of botanical extracts like, lemon balm, in relieving stress and anxiety. Prescribed as a medicinal herb since the ancient Greek times, lemon balm has ...

ANCIENT Remedies Modern CURES

NATURAL HEALERS DISCOVERED THESE WONDER POTIONS HUNDREDS OF YEARS AGO. TURNS OUT THEY WERE REALLY ON TO SOMETHING.

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