Melissa officinalis / Lemon Balm Organic Tincture
£7.40 – £21.60
Organic Tincture made by a process of hydro-ethanolic percolation, with a ratio of 1 part Organic Lemon Balm to 5 parts liquid. Liquid comprises of 55% water and 45% Organic sugar beet derived ethanol.
Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) also known as balm, common balm, or balm mint, is a perennial herbaceous plant in the mint family Lamiaceae and native to south-central Europe, the Mediterranean Basin, Iran, and Central Asia, but now naturalized in the Americas and elsewhere.
It grows to a maximum height of 70–150 cm (28–59 in). The leaves have a mild lemon scent similar to mint. During summer, small white flowers full of nectar appear. Lemon balm seeds require light and at least 20 °C (70 °F) to germinate.
The plant is used to attract bees to make honey. It is also grown and sold as an ornamental plant. The essential oil is used as a perfume ingredient, but the plant has other culinary and medicinal uses. Lemon balm is also used in some toothpastes.
Product is supplied in amber PET bottles with tamper evident screw tops.
250 ml, 500 ml, 1000 ml