Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis)

Lemon balm is a lemon-scented herb that comes from the same family as mint. The herb is native to Europe, North Africa, and West Asia, but it’s grown around the world. Light lemon-y fragrance with a slight mint taste, lemon balm is a herb that is widely consumed in teas for its health benefits.

Traditionally used to improve mood and cognitive function, lemon balm helps to reduce stress and anxiety, promote sleep, improve appetite, quell nausea and relieve indigestion.