Lemon Balm

Lemon Balm

£4.50Price

Easy growing perennial herb with a lovely lemony scent and flavour.

Can be used  in teas, cooked with fish or added to salads. 

 

The essential oils in Lemon Balm are considered to have antioxidant, anti-viral and calming properties and are used in many aromatherapy practices to help relieve cramps, indigestion, nausea, cold sores, anxiety, stress, insomnia and other sleep and cognitive disorders. 

 

Tip: When preparing Balm tea, keep your cup covered to stop the herb's essential oils evaporating away in the steam. 

 

Genus: Melissa officinalis

Aspect: Full Sun / Part shade

Type: Perennial

Hardiness: Hardy

Height: 0.5 metres

Spread: 0.5 metres