It has been known in southern Europe and northern Africa for more than two millennia. Lemon balm grows along fences, in the woods and near towns and villages, it is often found near beehives because bees love its aromatic flowers that last throughout the summer. It was given its Latin name after the bees. The Arabs were the first to use it medicinally, as infusions against tension. It was particularly popular in the Middle Ages, and Carmelite nuns devised a famous recipe for Carmelite water that was believed to bring longevity.
What can lemon balm do? Experience shows that lemon balm relieves stress, tension, anxiety, depression and insomnia. The plant helps patients with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, improves memory and concentration. Lemon balm has antiviral properties, it accelerates healing, prevents and stops bacterial infections, including candida, reduces headaches and head tensions.
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