2 handfuls of fresh lemon balm leaves
1 litre boiling water
Wash the fresh leaves and shred them. Pour the boiling water over the leaves and allow to infuse for about 20 minutes.
You can drink 1 to 2 cups a day.
Also tasty as iced tea. Very refreshing.
As it can affect thyroid function, persons with thyroid problems shouldn’t use lemon balm. Take care when driving as it makes you sleepy.
Lemon balm can have the following effects:
- Stimulates the appetite
- Promotes sleep
Nervousness, sleep disorders, bloating, loss of appetite
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