Lemon Balm Dried Cut Leaves Loose Herb Tea – Melissa Officinalis (1kg)

Lemon Balm Dried Cut Leaves Loose Herb Tea – Melissa Officinalis (1kg)

Lemon Balm Dried Cut Leaves Loose Herb Tea – Melissa Officinalis (1kg)

About Lemon Balm

The perennial lemon balm plant, scientifically known as Melissa officinalis, belongs to the mint family. It is also commonly referred to as common balm or balm mint. The name “lemon balm” comes from its distinct lemony scent. While native to southern parts of Europe, the Middle East, and Central Asia, lemon balm is now cultivated in various regions worldwide.

Uses of Lemon Balm

The leaves of the lemon balm plant are the most valuable part and are widely used for their aromatic and medicinal properties. Here are some popular uses:

  • Making tea: The lemon-scented leaves can be steeped in hot water to create a refreshing and soothing herbal tea.
  • Flavoring dishes: Lemon balm leaves can be added to salads, soups, sauces, and desserts to impart a subtle citrus flavor.
  • Perfume oil: The essential oil extracted from lemon balm leaves is used in the production of perfumes and cosmetics.
  • Insect repellent: Lemon balm leaves can be crushed and rubbed on the skin to repel insects naturally.
  • Homemade toothpaste: Some individuals incorporate lemon balm leaves into their homemade toothpaste for its natural cleansing properties.

Product Details

Botanical Name: Melissa Officinalis

Our lemon balm dried cut leaves are of immaculate quality and supplied exclusively by YouHerbIt. We take extra care in packaging to ensure the highest quality of the product. The lemon balm is supplied in a food-grade bag, guaranteeing freshness and preserving its natural aroma.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How do I make lemon balm tea?

To make lemon balm tea, simply steep 1-2 teaspoons of dried lemon balm leaves in a cup of hot water for 5-10 minutes. Strain and enjoy!

2. Can I use lemon balm in cooking?

Absolutely! Lemon balm leaves can be added to various dishes, including salads, soups, sauces, and desserts, to add a hint of citrus flavor.

3. Is lemon balm safe for topical use?

Yes, lemon balm leaves can be safely used topically. However, it’s always recommended to perform a patch test before applying it to a larger area of the skin.

4. How long does the lemon balm stay fresh?

When stored in a cool, dry place, our lemon balm dried cut leaves can stay fresh for up to 12 months.

Experience the versatility and benefits of lemon balm with our high-quality dried cut leaves. Buy now from YouHerbIt and elevate your tea-drinking and culinary experiences.