Lemon Balm Tea’s Nature’s Sunshine

“Balm is sovereign for the brain, strengthening the memory, and powerfully chasing away melancholy.”~John Evelyn (1620-1706)

                                   Lemon Balm Tea

If  winter’s onset finds you a little blue or not feeling quite up to par try some of natures sunshine.

Tea’s can be elevating, healing, restorative and mood enhancing. Below you’ll find some simple recipes for winter time aliments.

  • Anti Depressant: This property is one of the four aces of the medicinal properties of this oil. It is an effective mood lifter and anti depressant. It has been found to drive away sadness and bring joy and hope. That is why it was called “Elixir of Life” or “Nectar of Life”, way back in Fifteenth Century.
  • Cordial: This means that it invokes warm feelings and gives warmth to the respiratory system and the cardio-vascular system. One can avoid frequent colds with the help of this property.
  • Nervine: It is a Nervine. This means that it serves as a tonic for the nervous systems, keeping it healthy, functioning properly and strong and helps avoid nervous disorders. Problems like vertigo, nervousness, convulsions etc. can be treated using this property of Melissa Essential Oil.
  • Sedative: The  essential oil from lemon balm sedates and soothes. It is good on calming inflammations, anxiety, nervousness, trauma and shock. It also promotes sleep due to this property. It relaxes body, mind and soul and brings peace. Once upon a time, it was used to help soldiers relax and drive away tiredness.
  • Anti Bacterial: Melissa has anti bacterial properties and found effective in inhibiting bacterial infections in the colon, intestines, urinary tract and kidneys.
  • Tonic: A tonic is meant for all round benefits for the health. A tonic keeps everything in order, all the systems functioning properly, boosts immunity and gives strength. Melissa Oil has certain components in it which do exactly this.
  • Relaxes: the mind & reduces stress
  • Lowers: blood pressure
  • Settles the stomach: and eases digestion
  • Other Benefits: This oil is also found effective in treatment of Herpes, sores, ulcers, fungal infections, headaches, fatigue etc. It also boosts memory.

So Kick off your shoes sit back and relax with some soothing, immune system boosting tea. Click More for Recipes

Lemon Balm Tea: 1 tbsp Lemon Balm, sprinkle of lemon zest, 1 tbsp honey, 1 cups boiling water, steep, enjoy.

Lemon Balm Tea for Cold relief or Sipping: 1/2 tsp lemon balm, 1/2 tsp basil, 1 cups boiling water,  honey to taste, (optional) whisky or Brandy,  steep, enjoy.

Lemon Balm Green Tea With Ginger:  1 teaspoon lemon balm, 1/2 teaspoon green tea, 3 thin slices of fresh ginger, 1 cup boiled water, steep, enjoy.  

Lemon Balm Mint Tea: 1 tbsp lemon balm, 1 tablespoon peppermint or spearmint,  grated orange peel, few small cloves 1 cup boiled water, steep and enjoy.

Lemon Balm Mood Lifter: 1/2 tsp lemon balm, 1/2 tsp chamomile, 1/4 tsp jasmine, 1/4 tsp St Johns Wort, 1 cup boiled water steep and enjoy.

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Vitamins
    Jan 23, 2012 @ 05:32:43

    Thanks for giving that type information,That is so useful to us and that is nice posting.Will be visit again on your website.

    Reply

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