Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis) – Botany, Therapeutic Uses, Constituents, Pharmaco, Adverse Effects


Writing in the fourth century BC, Theophrastus described some of the characteristics of melissophyllon, the Greek term for lemon balm. As the literal translation of this term is “loved by bees,” it illustrates that the ancients were, along with insects, attracted by the scent of this plant. This …

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