Daily Archives: August 12, 2017
Scientific Names: Melissa Officinalis
Folk Names: Bee Balm, Sweet Balm, Sweet Melissa, Melissa, Lemon Balsam, Cure-All, Dropsy Plant, Sweet Mary
Planetary Association: The Moon, Neptune
Chakra: Third Eye
Medicinal Purposes: Treats colic, Insomnia, Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Fatigue, Grief, ADD, Muscle Spasms, acne, sunburn, inflammation.
Folk Purposes: Ward off evil, promote good health. Sachets placed under a pillow promoted restful sleep.
Applications: Tincure, Tea or tonic, Food, Bath, aromatherapy, cleanser
Precautions: Consult a doctor before taking if you have thyroid issues.
Growing: Prefers moist soil and full to partial sun.