Insomnia Cure Lemon Balm

Has Effective Sedative Action

Insomnia Cure Lemon Balm (Melissa Officinalis) is an herbaceous perennial in the mint family.  It occurs naturally in southern Europe and Northern Africa where it grows in roadsides, landfills and undisturbed lands from sea level into the mountains.

Lemon balm plant
Lemon Balm

It can be grown in any well drained soil; it is particularly tolerant of poor, sandy soils, and can withstand the full force of the sun.

Lemon Balm has effective sedative action and is typically made into a pleasant, lemony-tasting tea.  Try making a tea with 2 teaspoons of dried Lemon Balm per cup of boiling water.  Let the tea sit for 10 minutes, strain, and drink right before going to bed.

You could also try this Lemon Balm Vinaigrette.

  • 3 Tbls lightly flavored olive oil
  • 1 tsp Chiffonade of fresh Lemon Balm
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/16 tsp fresh ground pepper
  • 2 Tbls rice wine vinegar

We have many great natural insomnia cure recipes for you to try.  They will all help you to get a good nights sleep.







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