Melissa officinalis Common name: Lemon balm

Family: Lamiaceae

Parts used: Aerial

Constituents: Volatile oil (citral, citronellal, citronellol, geraniol), polyphenols (chlorogenic, rosmarinic and caffeic acids ), tannins, bitter principle, lavonoids (luteolin, quercitin, apigenin, kaempferol)

Medicinal actions: Nervous system tonic & relaxant, carminative, sedative, diaphoretic, frebrifuge, antidepressant, anti-viral, anti-microbial, anti-thyroid, choleretic, mild analgesic, antispasmodic, anti-histamine, hepatic, cardiotonic

melissa officinalis

Medicinal use: Specific use for dyspepsia associated with anxiety and/or a depressive mood. It is indicated for someone with symptoms typical of hyperthyroidism (inhibits TSH binding to receptors): anxiety, restlessness, palpitations, headache, and excitability and also is a mild anti-depressant. It strengthens the brain and its resistance to stress/shock, and lifts the spirits. It has tonic effects on the heart and circulatory system and can be used topically for herpes and other viral infections. Can also be used topically for gout and internally for rheumatism and neuralgias.

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