melissa officinalis


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lemon balm

lemon balm

Leaves opposite, whitish flowers, strong lemon scent. Use fresh or dry. Tea used for colds, improving mental performance, fever, insomnia, nervous conditions, digestive spasms, painful menses, hyperthyroid, Grave’s disease. Extracts used a lot for herpes, cold sores, mumps. Has over 8 anti-viral compounds and lots of anti-inflammatories and antispasmotics, calms nerves, colic. Contains eugenol, which kills bad bacteria. Flavors ice cream, tea. Mosquito repellent. Avoid if on thyroid medication like thyroxine.
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Melissa officinalis (lemon balm) plants are native to the Mediterranean region and are also common in western Asia, the United States and Europe.
Attenuation of laboratory-induced stress in humans after acute administration of Melissa officinalis (Lemon Balm).
Extracts of Melissa officinalis and Salvia officinalis have long been considered in traditional medicine to have memory- and cognition-enhancing properties.
Melissa officinalis extracts contain a range of phytochemicals including phenolic acids, flavonoids, sesquiterpenes, monoterpenes and triterpenes with recent reports describing cytotoxic and anti-proliferative effects in various tumour cell lines.
Modulation of mood and cognitive performance following acute administration of single doses of Melissa officinalis (Lemon balm) with following acute administration of single doses of Melissa officinalis (Lemon balm) with human CNS nicotinic and muscarinic receptor-binding properties.
Improved in vitro culture and micropropagation of different Melissa officinalis L.
This study aimed to determine the effects of chronic (15 consecutive days of treatment) per os administration of Melissa officinalis L.
Extracts of Melissa officinalis, Mentha piperita, Rosmarinus officinalis, Salvia officinalis, Thymus vulgaris and Prunella vulgaris were tested to determine their cytotoxic concentrations.
It contains the extract of Melissa officinalis, known as lemon balm.
Content and composition of Melissa officinalis oil in relation to leaf position and harvest time.
In the current study, vasorelaxant effect produced by the aqueous extract of Melissa officinalis L.