Lemon balm to relax

Melissa officinalis to diminish anxiety, stress and other nerve problems


What principles of balm are suitable to calm yourself?

Lemon balm contains calming principles. The main components of this plant against anxiety, nervousness or stress are:

  • Caffeic acid: anxiety, sedative
  • Rosmarinic acid: anxiety
  • Chlorogenic acid: central nervous system stimulant
  • Geraniol: sedative
  • Citronellol: sedative
  • Limonene: sedative
  • Linalool: Sedative
  • Nerol. sedative
  • Thymol: sedative
  • Alphaterpineol: sedative
  • Alphaterpineol: sedative
  • Eugenol sedative

How do we make an infusion of lemon balm for nerves?

Melissa infusion to reassure performed using dried flowers, as do most of the infusions. (See how to make an infusion of lemon balm)

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 nerves?

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

7 March, 2024

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