Tag Archives: Balm

Lemon Balm Herb Sifts the Healing of Wounds, Relieves Pain and More

Have you ever heard of Melissa officinalis? It is the official name for the herb lemon balm but is also called bee balm, Melissa, sweet balm, and cure-all. It is a member of the popular mint family from the Mediterranean region. Its leaves give off a strong lemon scent when rubbed. It's a hardy perennial… Read More »

Lemon Balm Tea (Melissa Officinalis) – Health Benefits

Lemon balm tea is a caffeine-free herbal tea made from the plant, Melissa officinalis. Melissa officinalis is one of many herbs which have a natural lemony fragrance without the sourness and acidity caused by citric acid in lemons. This article explores the health benefits and medicinal uses of lemon balm, and the benefits of drinking… Read More »

Lemon Balm Vs Lemon Verbena Herbal Teas – A Comparison

Lemon balm and lemon verbena are two naturally lemon-scented herbs. These herbs are quite remarkable in that they naturally smell like lemons, even though neither is closely related to the lemon plant. This article compares the two herbs, which are quite similar to each other, exploring their similarities and differences in terms of flavor, aroma,… Read More »

How to Make Herbal Infused Oils

http://www.mountainroseherbs.com/ Learn how to make herbal infused oils that you can use for herbal salve, lip balm recipes, or by itself as an herb oil. In this video we make calendula oil by using calendula with sweet almond oil and comfrey oil by infusing comfrey in olive oil. You can use bulk herbs from Mountain… Read More »

The World’s Most Magical Pain Reliever – Tiger Balm

When and How Was Tiger Balm Discovered? Tiger balm was originally discovered by a pharmacist in Rangoon, Burma in the 1870s. When he began receiving many requests from his patients to create a medicine that would immediately relieve muscular pain, Aw Chu Kin experimented a great deal with local herbs and discovered that a combination… Read More »

ADHD Herbal Remedies – Lemon Balm

The British writer John Evelyn once described lemon balm as “sovereign for the brain, strengthening the memory and powerfully chasing away melancholy.” And if there’s anything children suffering from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder need, it’s an herb that is “sovereign for the brain.” This unique herb is widely recommended by herbalists and homeopaths for sleep… Read More »