Also known as lemon balm, this essential oil is steam distilled from the fresh leaves and flowering tops of the plant. Melissa has a strong action on the nervous system being particularly useful in the treatment of anxiety, panic attacks and insomnia. Also particularly effective in the treatment of cold sores and shingles. It has a direct action on the gall bladder and stomach and therefore is useful in soothing stomach cramps, indigestion and nausea. Melissa is also useful in the treamtnet of spider veins (see our Blue Vein Dressing). Blends well with jasmine, neroli, rosemary, basil and lavender.
INGREDIENTS: Melissa Essential OIl