Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis)

Benefits of Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis):

Helps to decrease anxiety • Promotes relaxation • Supports a balanced mood
Country of Origin
Lemon balm is a lemon-scented herb that comes from the mint family
This herb is native to Europe, North Africa, and West Asia but is grown in regions all over the world
Combining lemon balm with valerian may help relieve restlessness and symptoms of sleep disorders such as insomnia


Müller SF, et al. (2006). A combination of valerian and lemon balm is effective in the treatment of restlessness and dyssomnia in children. DOI:
Kennedy DO, et al. (2004). Attenuation of laboratory-induced stress in humans after acute administration of Melissa officinalis (lemon balm).