Lemon balm is widely used in the treatment of digestive problems and can be purchased in natural products stores, handling pharmacies, markets and some free fairs. It can also be grown at home because it is easy to plant and maintain.
This herb, besides being able to be used to treat digestive problems, can also act in the control of anxiety symptoms, as it has calming properties, ensuring the feeling of tranquillity and well-being.
Benefits of Lemon Balm Tea
The benefits of lemon balm tea are related to the medicinal properties that this plant possesses. Thus, among the main benefits, it includes:
Improve sleep quality;
Prevent digestive disorders;
Relieve menstrual and intestinal cramps;
Promote cough relief;
Promote well-being and tranquility.
Lemon balm, scientific name Melissa officinalis, is soothing, diuretic and expectorant and therefore lemon balm tea can be used as a home remedy to calm down, combat fluid retention and is also useful for fighting phlegm when it is associated with lemon.
How to make lemon balm tea
To make lemon balm tea it is advisable to use only its leaves, both dry and fresh, as it is the part of the plant that contains all the health-beneficial properties.
• 3 tablespoons of lemon balm leaves;
• 1 cup of water.
Add the lemon balm leaves to the boiling water and let stand for a few minutes, properly covered. Next, sing and drink 3 to 4 cups of this tea a day.