Lemon Balm

Lemon Balm is an herb that is in the mint family that has been used for a long time for medicinal purposes – it is supposed to reduce stress and repel mosquitos, and may prevent or reduce cold sores.  One study showed it to be high in antioxidants.    Here is a picture of lemon balm from a The Herb Gardener blog.  It can be used in many foods, you can find suggestions on our Recipes page.

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