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Lemon Balm is a plant of the mint family that is a very effective nervine herb used to relax and calm the stomach and nervous system. Health benefits include, a great astringent quality when applied externally. When used as a face wash, it will draw all the excess oils from the skin. Commonly used as a calming herb. Great for anxiety, insomnia, and even depression. It can also help with hyperactivity in children (ADHD), and also with colicky babies. Has been useful in fevers, Grave’s disease, high blood pressure, shingles, and viral infections.

Cautions and Side Effects of Lemon Balm:
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of lemon balm during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use. Infants and children. Lemon balm is POSSIBLY SAFE when taken appropriately by mouth for about one month.

Diabetes: Lemon balm might lower blood sugar levels in people with diabetes. Watch for signs of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) and monitor your blood sugar carefully if you have diabetes and use lemon balm. 

Surgery: Lemon balm might cause too much drowsiness if combined with medications used during and after surgery. Stop using lemon balm at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
Thyroid disease: Don't use lemon balm. There is a concern that lemon balm may change thyroid function, reduce thyroid hormone levels, and interfere with thyroid hormone-replacement therapy.

Lemon Balm Herb

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