Product name:Melissa officinalis extract/Lemon balm extract/Melissa extract
Description: Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) is a perennial herb in the mint family. In addition to its anxiolytic and gastro-intestinal effects, it has cognitive, anti-diabetic, and anti-thyroid effects and demonstrates antiviral efficacy against herpes simplex. It may be beneficial for bruxism, benign palpitations, dyslipidemia, diabetes, functional gastrointestinal disorders, premenstrual syndrome, dysmenorrhea, female sexual dysfunction, menopause, agitation of dementia, anxiety, insomnia, depression, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and HSV. This chapter examines some of the scientific research conducted on lemon balm, both alone and in combination formulas, for treating numerous health conditions. It summarizes results from several human studies of the herbs use in treating oral and dental, cardiovascular, cardiometabolic, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, neurological, and psychiatric disorders, among others.