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Lemon Balm Products

Lemon Balm Products

This fascinating herb has many mythological, religious connotations and magical beliefs that surround it. The story of Lemon Balm originated in Turkey before spreading upward throughout southern Europe. At Indigo Herbs we prize plant lore and have added Lemon Balm to our ever expanding range of herbs of ancient origin.

The story of Lemon Balm starts in the Ephesus (ancient Turkey) religious culture where it was considered to be the favourite food of bees. The bee was very important in the cultures that worshipped the Earth Goddess in the forms of Artemis, Demeter and Persephone and featured heavily in Greek cosmology. Seen to be the perfect model of life, with the Queen Bee being the goddess herself, the bee hive was observed to be a symbol of the natural order of things. The Latin name of Lemon Balm, Melissa (honey bee) officinalis, refers to this connection to the ancient religious thought with high priestesses of the goddess being called Melissai. Any plant that kept the Bees from swarming away from their hives was considered to be sacred and Lemon Balm was used in all the temples of the goddess in Greece. The Lemon Balm plant was considered to be the favourite food of bees that in turn bee products were a valued commodity of the community as honey and wax were important in commerce. Pliny the elder attributed Lemon Balm with magical properties writing that it had the ability to stop the flow of blood to someone wounded in battle if Lemon Balm was wrapped around the blade that caused the wound.

Lemon Balm comes from the same family as mint and the leaves look very similar. Native to Europe, this plant is now grown all over the world. Deeply crinkled leaves with a lemony scent are its characteristics along with either a deep green or even yellowish colouring. If the plant is not maintained it can reach heights of over 2 feet. Light yellow flowers grow from the apex of where the leaf meets the stem. 

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Lemon Balm (Loose Herbal Tea) 50g
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Latin Name: Melissa officinalis

  • Citrus taste with calming mollifying effect
  • Combines well with Valerian, Chamomile
  • Re-sealable air tight, foil pouch
  • 100% pure botanical ingredients, absolutely nothing added.
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Indigo Herbs Lemon Balm Leaf Tea is a premium quality 100% pure zesty tea that can be used to calm, relax and aid the digestion. Lemon Balm Leaf Tea can be infused in boiling water and made into a delicious herbal tea drink.

At Indigo Herbs we are passionate about premium quality botanicals. Explore the tabs on this page to find out more about the quality, manufacture and suggested use of this herbal tea. We are unable to advise you here on the benefits of our herbal products, however we do recommend you take the opportunity to research the many benefits of this herb. At Indigo Herbs we are committed to empowering optimum health and nutrition and assisting you to take responsibility for your own health and wellbeing, by having access to many of natures healing botanicals. Please consult an Herbalist as to how this product can benefit you.

Also known as: Balm, sweet balm, bee balm, Melissa.

Making a delicious cup of tea with loose leaf herbs is simple and easy. Brewing loose leaves is a traditional art with many different styles and varying items of tea brewing equipment on the market. There are one cup teaballs that can be filled with loose leaves, flowers, and barks and submerged straight into a boiling cup of hot water and then left to infuse. The rule of thumb with brewing loose leaves is to allow them to fully release their beneficial aromatic phyto-chemical content.

This process is lovingly called brewing and takes 5-10 minutes so a tea cosy is recommended if you are using a pot. When making a pot of tea it is advised that you use one teaspoon of loose leaf tea per person and one for the pot. Any true tea maker who truly appreciates the art would recommend heating the pot first, and of course when the tea is fully infused it is absolutely necessary that the drinker sits down and takes a minute to enjoy! For full instructions go to our How to make Herbal Tea Page.

Grab a teapot, a cafetiere or your tea making equipment of choice. The botanical ingredients can be made into an herbal tea by infusing the herb in boiling water. Use 1 cup of boiling water per person. Let the tea brew for 5 - 15 minutes. Strain and enjoy.

Serving:

Use 2 teaspoons of dried leaves per person, per cup of boiling water.

1 teaspoon equals 1 gram (1 tsp = 1g)
  • Produced to GMP standards.
  • Quality Assured by Indigo Herbs.
  • Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
  • Re-sealable air tight, foil pouch.
  • 100% pure botanical ingredients, absolutely nothing added.

Manufacture Process

Indigo Herbs Blessed Lemon Balm Leaf Tea comes from plants that are grown for the specific use as tea. All plants are grown under supervision and the soil is checked regularly for heavy metals and toxins. When this perennial is at peak maturity the leaves are separated from the root, cleaned and air dried in the shade so none of the chemical constituents are destroyed by the sun. The leaf cut is then tested again for any pollutants before being shipped. This process complies with GMP standards and has the Indigo Herbs seal of approval.

Lemon Balm is mild, gentle and safe for children. Do not to take it concurrently with barbiturates for insomnia or anxiety, as it may increase their effects.

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5 out of 5by Lea Bernus Borinan
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A new discovery..very soothing at night time.
5 out of 5by rc
30 May 2017
good quality, good for relaxation.
5 out of 5by Mererid Jones
19 April 2016
Fabulous taste. Soothing.
5 out of 5by Diane Ainsworth
4 March 2016
I enjoy drinking this lemon balm tea and I'm going to buy some more.
5 out of 5by frances grant
24 January 2016
makes a great aromatic tea mmm
5 out of 5by Customer
19 October 2015
I bought the herbs for medicinal purposes rather than flavour. Herbs look very fresh.
Bio Health Melissa Leaf (60 Capsules)
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  • Pure powdered herb in vegetable capsules
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Bio Health Melissa Leaf (60 Capsules) Lemon Balm The terpenes, part of the pleasant smelling volatile oil from Melissa Leaf, also known as Lemon Balm, are thought to produce this herb's benefits. Flavonoids, phenolic acids, and other compounds are also other beneficial compounds found in Melissa Leaf.

Indigo Herbs has selected some of the best dietary supplements, teas & snacks from other leading health brands to complement our own extensive range of nutritionally dense superfoods, wholefoods, herbal powders and loose leaf teas. As well as being of the highest quality we believe these products directly relate to Indigo Herbs mission to offer our customers the best possible range of life enhancing health and nutrition supplements.

Melissa Leaf (Melissa officinalis) pure powdered herb, Vegetable hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (HPMC)
Heath & Heather Organic Lemon Balm & Liquorice (20 bags)
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  • Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) is a perennial herb from the mint family, also known as balm mint. Its delicate citrus flavours are here expertly balanced with organic liquorice root for a subtly sweet and naturally caffeine-free infusion.
  • Naturally Caffeine Free
  • Brew Instructions: Add one Heath & Heather teabag to 200ml of freshly boiled water, then simply infuse for 3-5 minutes before consuming.
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Heath & Heather Organic Lemon Balm & Liquorice (20 bags) Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) is a perennial herb from the mint family, also known as balm mint. Its delicate citrus flavours are here expertly balanced with organic liquorice root for a subtly sweet and naturally caffeine-free infusion.

Indigo Herbs has selected some of the best dietary supplements, teas & snacks from other leading health brands to complement our own extensive range of nutritionally dense superfoods, wholefoods, herbal powders and loose leaf teas. As well as being of the highest quality we believe these products directly relate to Indigo Herbs mission to offer our customers the best possible range of life enhancing health and nutrition supplements.

Organic Lemon Balm (57%), Organic Rooibos, Organic Liquorice Root (15%), Organic Camomile.
Yogi Tea Organic Inner Harmony (17 bags)
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  • Gentle lemon balm, fragrant lavender blossoms and sweet cinnamon, among others
  • Organic
  • Caffiene free
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Yogi Tea Inner Harmony - Organic (17 bags). The fast pace of a day can sometimes throw o our inner balance - especially when we have many deadlines ahead of us. Yogi Tea Inner Harmony was combined to help us face the rhythm of the day in a relaxed way. The enjoyment of soothing ingredients such as gentle lemon balm, fragrant lavender blossoms and sweet cinnamon allow us a little break - at any time of the day. The essence of this tea is: 'Live the day in balance'.

Indigo Herbs has selected some of the best dietary supplements, teas & snacks from other leading health brands to complement our own extensive range of nutritionally dense superfoods, wholefoods, herbal powders and loose leaf teas. As well as being of the highest quality we believe these products directly relate to Indigo Herbs mission to offer our customers the best possible range of life enhancing health and nutrition supplements.

Lemon balm, rooibos, liquorice, cinnamon, cocoa shells, basil, peppermint, chamomile flowers, rosemary, black pepper, fennel, lavender flowers
Swanson Full Spectrum Lemon Balm 500mg (60 caps)
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  • Effective choice for a healthy night's rest
  • Enhances relaxation of the mind and body
  • Full spectrum herb formula
  • Made with Gelatin Capsules
  • Not suitable for Vegetarians or Vegans
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Swanson Full Spectrum Lemon Balm 500mg (60 caps) Get the restorative rest you need to wake up feeling refreshed and energized with the herbal support of Swanson Lemon Balm. For centuries, European herbalists have placed a high value on this aromatic herb as a safe way to promote peace of mind and enhance relaxation for a healthy night's sleep. Many herbalists also find lemon balm useful for comforting occasional mild stomach discomfort. Our convenient capsules deliver 500 mg of pure Lemon Balm to help you relax so sleep comes more easily.

Indigo Herbs has selected some of the best dietary supplements, teas & snacks from other leading health brands to complement our own extensive range of nutritionally dense superfoods, wholefoods, herbal powders and loose leaf teas As well as being of the highest quality we believe these products directly relate to Indigo Herbs mission to offer our customers the best possible range of life enhancing health and nutrition supplements.

Lemon Balm 1g, Gelatin, microcrystalline cellulose (plant fiber), may contain one or both of the following: magnesium stearate, silica.
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One of the most effective herbal sedetives. It helps to keep you relaxed and yet still alert.
Lemon Balm Tincture 100ml
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Latin Name: Melissa officinalis

  • Over 2,000 years of traditional use as a culinary and medicinal herb.
  • Soothing and calming aromatic herb
  • Supports healthy digestion
  • Lemon Balm Tincture is the active constituents of the Melissa officinalis plant extracted into ethanol.
  • This traditional method maintains and preserves the naturally-occurring constituents found in the plant. It extends the shelf life for up to 4 years.
  • Suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans.
  • Packaged in a pharmacopeial grade brown glass bottle with dropper.
  • Extraction Ratio 1:3, Alcohol Volume 45%
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Lemon Balm Tincture 100ml from Indigo Herbs is extracted from exceptionally high quality Lemon Balm plants. With a long history of traditional use as a culinary herb, Lemon Balm is best known for tangy taste. Also classed as a bitter herb, it can help to stimulate and bring liveliness into your working day. Lemon Balm Tincture can be mixed with a little water and taken daily. 

Lemon Balm Tincture can be added to a little liquid and taken daily. At Indigo Herbs we are passionate about premium quality botanicals. Explore the tabs on this page to find out more about the quality, manufacture and suggested use of this herb. We are unable to advise you here on the benefits of our herbal products, however we do recommend you take the opportunity to research the many benefits of this herb. At Indigo Herbs we are committed to empowering optimum health and nutrition and assisting you to take responsibility for your own health and wellbeing, by having access to many of nature’s healing botanicals. Please consult a Herbal Practitioner as to how this product can benefit you.

Also known as: Lemon Balm

Taking herbal remedies in a Tincture or Fluid extract preparation is simple and easy. The tincture can be measured out into the small ml measuring cup that comes with each bottle. (A medicine cup or spoon could also be used) and the tincture can be taken directly.

However some people do find the bitter tincture taste to be too strong, so it may be a good idea to dilute the drops in water or fruit juice. For children, the elderly, those with a sensitive constitution or those avoiding alcohol, the alcohol can be evaporated from the tincture. This can be done by putting the drops in boiling water and leaving for 10 minutes to evaporate. For full instructions go to our How to take Herbal Tincture page.

Lemon Balm Tincture can be added to water or fruit juice and taken daily.

Traditionally Taken: 2-3ml taken 2-3 times per day, or as directed by a Herbal Practitioner.

20 drops from the glass dropper equals approximately 1ml.

The Lemon Balm plants used to make Indigo Herbs Lemon Balm Tincture undergo stringent checks to ensure all plants develop to their fullest potential whilst adhering to exceptionally high quality standards. After careful selection and cleaning the plant material undergoes a process of cold percolation in order to extract the active constituents into tincture form. The cold percolation method employs a gradient circulation of the solution which keeps the plant ingredients in perpetual contact with the ethanol. This technique is faster and more efficient than maceration and ensures there is less waste of precious plant materials. This premium quality product is manufactured to GMP standards and Quality Assured by Indigo Herbs. It is 100% pure botanical ingredients, completely free of synthetic ingredients with absolutely nothing added.

Lemon Balm should not be used during pregnancy or lactation. 

Due to its thyroid regulating action, Lemon Balm should not be taken by people with thyroid conditions without consulting their healthcare professional.

Lemon Balm should not be taken by people on prescription medication for mental health disorders as it can affect the medication. Please consult your healthcare professional.

Lemon Balm can cause drowsiness and should therefore not be consumed prior to operating machinery or driving.

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