Lemon balm infusions

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Melissa officinalis tea



A drawing of the plant


  • Dried flowers and leaves of melissa

  • Water


  • Place a glass of water in a saucepan and put it over high heat until boiling.

  • Meanwhile, put a spoonful of dried flowers in a cup or glass of water.

  • When boiling, pour the boiling water over the flowers.

  • Cover the cup or glass and left undisturbed for 15 minutes. This is done for the oils not to evaporate. They contain most of the benefits of balm.

  • Strain and take sips. It can be sweetened with honey or sugar.

Infusions with melissa bags

Infusion is performed as dried flowers and leaves, except that water is poured over the bag which is hung from the thread inside the cup.

What are the main infusions of balm?

Melissa infusions have the following uses:

Infusion of lemon balm to relax

Infusion of lemon balm for digestion

Infusion of lemon balm for insomnia

Infusion of lemon balm for pain

Infusion of lemon balm to increase sexual desire

Infusion of lemon balm for asthma

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

19 March, 2019

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