Lemon Balm Dried Herb
USES: A gentle sedative and calming herb, especially useful for treating nervousness of adults and overexcitement of children. For treating the common cold, the herb has a mild antiviral influence and helps sweat out a fever. Lemon balm improves the taste and activity of other herbs. When used in combination with laxatives, it has a complimentary antispasmodic effect. The tincture or tea is specific for herpes and may be applied externally, full strength, to the lesions.
TINCTURE: Dried herb to menstruum 1:5 (75A:25W)
TEA: 1-2 tsp to 1 cup boiling water. Steep 5-8 minutes.