Lemon balm is a medicinal plant with a thousand virtues, used since ancient times against various problems, such as:
The leaves of this plant, which are aesthetically very similar to those of the common mint, are a real cure -all for various physical and mental ailments and have always been used in herbal medicine for various preparations, both fresh and dried.
It is in fact in the leaves that there is a high concentration of essential oil which gives its properties to this amazing herb. The latter can also be used to prepare infusions and herbal teas capable of providing a mild (but effective at the level of beneficial properties), economic and above all natural remedy to find relief from the ailments listed above.
Here is the procedure for preparing a lemon balm herbal tea , with calming, soothing and spasmolytic properties.
Put a bunch of fresh leaves or 1 and a half tablespoons of dried leaves in a teapot; pour about 75cl of boiling water over it, then leave to infuse for about 10-12 minutes . It is important to take care to cover the teapot (or container) to prevent the precious essential oils from evaporating. After this time, filter and slowly sip slowly.
If you use lemon balm to get relief from repeated digestive problems , you can consume it immediately after the two main meals, perhaps even adding ginger, which enhances the effect. If, on the other hand, the aim is to calm anxiety states and facilitate sleep , it is advisable to take the infusion one hour after dinner.
This infusion is also excellent for restoring intestinal balance and regaining lightness and well -being: in fact it also has a mild purifying and draining properties, so it is not recommended to take it immediately before going to sleep as it could have a diuretic effect.
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