Beyond psychic chat


to beyond..
please make sure if you register with our forums that you read the rules and regulations before you start to post in the threads and topics...
also place an introduction in and tell us a bit about yourself, the chatrooms are a seperate registration so once you have placed your introduction then i will add you to the chatrooms...please make sure you e-mail me a password for chat....morningstar..owner and founder of beyond


Comment
 
HomeSearchRegisterLog in
..... To Beyond Psychic Chat.....
Morningstar
Michelle
online psychic readingonline psychic reading
Psychic Richieeire
Michelle live link
online psychic readingonline psychic reading
Globe
Latest topics
» Join us on facebook.
Sat Mar 04, 2017 1:31 am by morningstar

» Reading by morningstar website
Sun Feb 19, 2017 6:30 am by morningstar

» November birth month
Fri Nov 11, 2016 9:01 pm by morningstar

» Astral Projection and Accessing the Akashic Records
Fri Nov 11, 2016 8:57 pm by morningstar

» 20 Things You Need To Know About Spirit Guides
Mon Oct 24, 2016 12:27 am by morningstar

» 4 Steps to Interpreting Dreams~
Sun Oct 23, 2016 11:33 pm by morningstar

» Born with a veil ~
Sun Oct 23, 2016 8:31 pm by morningstar

» The astral plane~
Sat Oct 22, 2016 3:36 am by morningstar

» Crystals for astral travel~
Sat Oct 22, 2016 2:38 am by morningstar

vts
virgo
Zodiac_Virgo_2
gemini
leo
Zodiac_Leo_1
pisces
Zodiac_Pisces_1
taurus
saggitarius
Zodiac_Sagittarious_2
scorpio
Zodiac_Scorpio_1

Share | 
 

  Herbal Remedies Information - Lemon Balm

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
morningstar
Site Owner
Site Owner
avatar

Number of posts : 4480
Age : 49
Location : london
Registration date : 2009-01-31

PostSubject: Herbal Remedies Information - Lemon Balm   Sun Oct 16, 2016 8:49 am

What is Lemon Balm?

Lemon Balm is a plant that is native to the Mediterranean however it is also cultivated in North America. The herb is a perennial that is related to the mint family but has a citrus scent. It is a bright and bushy plant that was used over 2000 years ago by the Greeks for medicinal purposes. The plant was introduced as a garden herb to Britain by the Romans. The plant is a bush that grows to 2 feet or 60 cm in height and has heart shaped leaves with square stems. The plant blooms between June and October and has either white or golden coloured flowers. When the leaves are crushed they give off a strong lemon smell.

How to use Lemon Balm

Although the plant can be used for medicinal reasons it can also be used in food. The leaves can be great in a salad or they can be used in sauces for a variety of different meals. The flowers can also be used for medicinal purposes.

One of the best things to do with the plant is to make a tea in a similar way as you would with mint. You can also combine it with other herbs when making a tea and it can work really well with things like nettle, peppermint and chamomile.

Making a tea with lemon balm is very simple and involves combining the leaves with boiling water. You should leave it to infuse for about 10 minutes and then drink. You might want to strain it before drinking to remove the leaves. A tea made from lemon balm is very refreshing and relaxing and can be quite an enjoyable drink.

Uses of Lemon Balm

Lemon balm is very soothing and so it can help to reduce tension and also to relieve mild depression. Drinking lemon balm tea can help to improve digestion, increase a feeling of relaxation, ease muscle spasms and to reduce fevers. In addition the properties of lemon balm mean that it can be helpful with allergies.

The plant is thought to be significant at calming the mind and is used in aromatherapy for that. This means it could be useful for stress, anxiety, tension headaches, PMS and menstrual cramps. It is also thought to be helpful in cases of hyperthyroid activity, palpitations of the heart, and bringing about a restful sleep.

The herb can also be used externally to ease insect bites and stings, sooth cold sores and treat wounds. It can also be very helpful as an insect repellent due to its strong smell.

Side Effects and Precautions

Lemon balm has been used for thousands of years and is very safe however pregnant women and those that suffer from hypothyroidism should consult their doctor before taking a lemon balm remedy. If you are going to harvest your own herb than you should be careful as it attracts a lot of bees.

In terms of side effects, it has been known t o depress the nervous system and people with glaucoma should not take it as it can increase the pressure in the eye. In terms of interactions, you should reduce the dose of lemon balm when taking it with other herbs and should not take it with prescription sedatives or alcohol. It is also thought to interfere with thyroid hormones. If you have any concerns you should consult your doctor for more information.

http://www.newagearticles.com/Article/Herbal-Remedies-Information---Lemon-Balm/2476


Back to top Go down
 
Herbal Remedies Information - Lemon Balm
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Beyond psychic chat :: Natural Living-
Jump to: