Health Benefits of Lemon Balm

Lemon Balm-EatHealthyLiveFit.comAs this is a medicinal plant, you should always consult your health-care practitioner, when choosing to use it as a herbal remedy.

Lemon Balm‘s Health Benefits include;
1. Mild Sedative and 2. Reduce Anxiety and 3. Alleviates Stress & Depression
Lemon Balm’s sedative and calming effects make it a great alleviator of anxiety, stress and depression. As it has a “calming of the mind” effect, it is great to induce a peaceful sleep.

4. Manages Hyperthyroidism Treatment
It is believed that Lemon Balm can also manage problems associated with the Thyroid.

5. Anti-Oxidant
Lemon Balm is a powerful Anti-oxidant, keeping guard from free-radicals.

6. Assist High Blood-Pressure and 7. Manage Heart Problems
As Lemon Balm has an overall calming effect on the body, it is calming for the heart as well. Lowering Blood-pressure and managing other heart problems.

8. Mild Antiseptic and 9. Anti-Microbial
If you’re not feeling well, drinking Lemon Balm tea can rid viruses and bacterial infections. The tea will also induce sweating to bring down a fever brought on by a virus or infection. Lemon Balm can also work topically as a antiseptic.

10. Insect Repellent
Lemon Balm is a great herb for repelling biting insects, such as mosquitoes.

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