Lemon balm for asthma

Melissa officinalis to treat asthma


What principles of balm are suitable for asthma?

Melissa contains suitable components to decrease the symptoms of asthma. The main components are:

  • Limonene
  • Protocatechuic acid

How do we make an infusion of lemon balm for the treatment of asthma?

Melissa infusion to lessen asthma attacks is performed by using the dried flowers and leaves. (See how an infusion of lemon balm is done)

The usual dose is one tablespoon of dried flowers per cup of water

How many cups can we drink a day?

We’ll drink three or four cups a day. It can be sweetened with honey or sugar.

When it is not appropriate to take balm infusions for asthma?

Balm has in certain circumstances a number of contraindications and side effects that should be considered. (See toxicity of lemon balm, lemon balm contraindications and side effects of the balm)

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Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

21 November, 2023

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