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Melissa leaves


Scientific name: Melissae folium

Synonyms: Lemon herb, lemon balm, lady's herb, garden balm

Family: Lamiaceae

Location of the plant:  Central, Western and Eastern Europe, Western Asia

Characteristics: The long-stemmed leaves are egg-shaped, rounded at the base and sometimes almost heart-shaped. The upper side is slightly hairy.

Application and preparation

Melissa leaves


Nervous-related problems falling asleep, functional gastrointestinal complaints.


Antibacterial, encouraging, calming, relaxing, antispasmodic, anti-fungal, pain-relieving, sweat-inducing, virus-inhibiting

Tea making

1-3 teaspoons (approx. 1.5-4.5 g) full of lemon balm leaves are poured with boiling water (approx. 150 ml) and after about 10 to 15 minutes, if necessary, passed through a tea strainer.


Unless otherwise prescribed, one cup is drunk several times a day.

Included in:

Breastfeeding tea – PZN 10327541

Breastfeeding tea in a pyramid tea bag – PZN 15382697

Women's tea – PZN 05023224

Women's tea in a pyramid tea bag - PZN 15382639

After-work tea – PZN 95923276

After-work tea in a pyramid tea bag – PZN 15382674

Calming tea – PZN 03962219

Melissa leaves – PZN 02081758

Happy moment - PZN 15386376

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