by Sadge, at Firesign Farm It’s cold and flu season here. If you’ve been shopping for oils lately, though, you know that it can also be rather pricey. You should not use the information on this site for diagnosis or treatment of any health problem or for prescription of any medication or other treatment. In the minds of many herbalists, its gentle and calming properties make it well suited to a number of childhood conditions. Lemon balm contains compounds know as terpenes and tannins, both of which have known antiviral properties. If you have a cold sore, you should try out one of these natural remedies. The precious essential oil of Melissa is not always added to Lemon Balm Salve.
It goes on smooth, leaves your lips silky soft, and reduces the chance of further outbreaks. Tiny bubbles injected into the blood are being tested as a new way to diagnose prostate cancer. Cool. The German government allows preparations of lemon balm to be labeled for difficulty in falling asleep due to nervous conditions and for spasms of the digestive tract. Ointment should be used 1-2 x a day during non break outs to keep the herpes virus at bay. Cloverleaf Farm’s Melissa Cream can be used on all forms of the herpes virus to help naturally heal the lesions more quickly. JM: And the really interesting thing is it’s Melissa Officinalis.
It is meant for skin application only. Use it daily to keep flare ups at bay. It is then strained and bottled into a dark glass jar. They can be uncomfortable, embarrassing and difficult to get rid off. This can contaminate the cream. Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis) should not be used by people who are taking medicine for thyroid problems.