Lemon Balm Tincture
Guaranteed Mother Tincture
The ultimate medicinal plant for emotional detox and has been used for centuries to "restore the joy of life to even the most melancholy" and alleviate stress and anxiety. Used for nervous agitation, functional gastrointestinal complaints, menstrual cramps, urinary spasms and symptoms of PMS. It is also said to improve memory and mental function. For a good night's sleep, try Lemon Balm. It has been useful for combating cold sores, caused by herpes.
A calmative that is good for all kinds of nervous problems, including tension headaches, migraines, neuralgia, hysteria, nervous tension, stress, anxiety, excitability and heart palpations. Studies have shown that when combined with Valerian root tincture, it improves sleep patterns and was comparable to the effectiveness of the prescription drug Halcion. It may also be effective in treating Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD), easing such symptoms as inability to listen, fidgeting, inability to sustain attention and shifting from one incomplete task to another. It appears to relax muscle tension without daytime drowsiness.
In the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, it shows great promise, it may even positively affect cognitive abilities, enhance memory and improve mental clarity.
Effective in calming the digestive tract. It relieves dyspepsia, colic, gas, upset stomach, indigestion and stomach cramps. The herb has been used to relieve irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), often stopping the spasms and relieving the pain and cramps associated with the disease. And although it is strong enough to ease spasms, it is not so strong as to cause constipation. It is thought that the volatile oils of Lemon balm contain chemicals that actually relax muscles, particularly in the bladder and stomach, thereby relieving cramps, gas, and nausea.
Lemon Balm was used as an old folk remedy for treating feverish patients. It promotes perspiration and cools the body by breaking a fever. It is especially helpful for treating the aches and fever of colds and flu. It is said to relieve bronchial catarrh and some forms of asthma.
Thyroid problems, thyroid regulating action, which has been known to block the attachment of thyroid cells by antibodies that cause Graves' disease. This property of the herb along with its anti-viral characteristics has made it useful in the treatment of Chronic fatigue syndrome, or CFS.
Cold sores, herpes virus infection, relieve the pain, itching, and sting of an outbreak.
Contraindications: Lemon Balm is mild, gentle, and safe for children. It is wise, however, not to take it concurrently with barbiturates for insomnia or anxiety, as it may increase their effects.
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