True Melissa oil. The herb has been used since antiquity in western herbal medicine and much of its activity is due to the essential oil content. A major beneﬁt is its use as a mild, uplifting tranquiliser to calm ‘overheated’ conditions of stress and anxiety. This relates to digestive complaints as well. Recent studies showed beneﬁt in calming agitated dementia and improving Attention Deﬁcit Disorder. Melissa can also help relieve cold sores and be of beneﬁt with allergies.
Always use diluted.
Botanical Name - Melissa officinalis
Plant Part - Leaves and flowering tops