Botanical Name: Melissa officinalis
Melissa, also known as lemon balm, is a herb that is native to Europe and the Mediterranean. It has been used for centuries in traditional medicine to treat a variety of ailments. The leaves and essential oil of the plant are used for their many health benefits.
Calming: Melissa has calming properties that can help to reduce anxiety, stress, and promote relaxation. It is often used to help improve sleep and relieve symptoms of insomnia.
Digestive health: Melissa can help to relieve digestive issues such as bloating, gas, and nausea. It can also help to stimulate the production of digestive enzymes and improve the absorption of nutrients.
Skin health: Melissa has anti-inflammatory properties that can help to reduce redness and inflammation on the skin. It is also useful for treating skin conditions such as eczema and acne.
Immune system support: Melissa can help to boost the immune system and improve overall health. It is rich in antioxidants, which can help to protect the body from damage caused by free radicals.
Antiviral: Melissa has antiviral properties that can help to reduce the duration and severity of cold sores caused by the herpes simplex virus.
Cognitive function: Melissa can help to improve cognitive function, including memory and concentration. It is also useful for treating symptoms of dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
How to Use:
- Aromatic: Diffuse 2-3 drops in a diffuser of your choice. Benefit yourself with the powerful Aroma.
- Vaporize: Add a 3-5 of the essential oil to a bowl of hot water. Cover your head with a towel and breathe in the steam for five to 15 minutes.
- As a topical: Dilute 2- 3 drops with carrier oil like coconut, once mixed, apply it directly on the skin using your palms or fingers. Mix a couple of drops of this oil with a carrier oil and massage gently onto the chest to promote respiratory health.
- Possible skin sensitivity. Dilute with Coconut Oil to minimize skin sensitivity. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.
- Keep out of reach of children.
- If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician.
- These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.