Lemon balm tea

Required material

2 handfuls of fresh lemon balm leaves

1 litre boiling water

Application

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.

Warning

As it can affect thyroid function, persons with thyroid problems shouldn’t use lemon balm. Take care when driving as it makes you sleepy.

Effect

Lemon balm can have the following effects:

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antiviral
  • Stimulates the appetite
  • Promotes sleep
  • Soothing

Helps against

Nervousness, sleep disorders, bloating, loss of appetite

Synonyms

lemon balm tea, tea from lemon balm