Where do we usually go for medicinal plants? Of course, in the forest! But lemon balm refers to those medicinal herbs that can be grown on its own private plot. Particularly relevant solution to plant a fragrant balm directly at the dacha becomes in the case when there is absolutely no time for hiking in the forest. In addition, in this situation, you can be absolutely confident in the quality and natural purity of medicinal raw materials. So, what are the qualities that make this plant so popular among folk medicine?
Melissa is a perennial herbaceous plant, from 30 to 120 cm in height. The rhizome is branchy, the stem is practically naked, tetrahedral, branched, covered with thin hairs. Melissa leaves are opposite, covered with short hairs, their shape can be from ovate to rounded-rhombic.
The flowering of this plant begins in June and lasts until August. In this period, flowers are formed at the
. Melissa lemon is used in folk medicine for the preparation of medicinal infusions, tinctures, decoctions. In cooking it plays the role of spicy seasoning and is considered a valuable ingredient that can improve the taste of various dishes. And what do we get from using this plant?
If we talk about the medicinal properties of lemon balm, then there are quite a lot of them.
Note! The soothing properties of this plant are used even in pediatrics. Doctors sometimes recommend giving a decoction of melissa to hyperactive children who are difficult to concentrate. This drink stimulates brain activity, improves memory and promotes concentration of attention.
In addition, the preparations of this plant can improve the general condition of asthma. They are prescribed in the treatment of dysfunction of the genital organs, as well as to improve metabolic processes in the body.
Having a mass of medicinal properties, lemon balm has contraindications, which include:
Important! With the use of lemon balm balances in people with low blood pressure, the following side effects may occur: dizziness, general weakness, sometimes the condition may worsen until loss of consciousness.
Overdosage and abuse of lemon balm can result in the following side reactions from the body:
Take the funds on the basis of this plant only after consulting with your doctor - in this case you can avoid troubles and bring your body only benefit.
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