Melissa is a member of the mint family native to Europe but widely cultivated for its pleasant lemon scent and taste. It is one of the few aromatic mints which is sour and cooling. It occupied a position of considerable importance in European domestic medicine for the last several centuries.
Melissa contains flavonoids, triterpenes, and volatile oils (including citronella).It has many benefits to our bodies’ health. Melissa reduces stress, depression, anxiety, insomnia, panic attacks and it is calming to the nerves. It reduces convulsive coughing and asthma. It is recommended for high blood pressure. Works well against digestive problems, heals fevers and colds, also heals burns. It is a good think for our health.