Lemon Balm Seed Packet 0.3g (Melissa officinalis)(approx 450 seeds)

Melissa officinalis (P) Lemon scented small white flowers, good bee plant. Height 30-60 cm Flowers July -September.

£2.50

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Description

Also know as balm,common balm, or balm mint, The leaves are used as a herb, in teas, and also as a flavouring. The plant is used to attract bees for honey production. It is grown as an ornamental plant and for its oil (to use in perfumery). The tea of lemon balm, the essential oil, and the extract are used in traditional and alternative medicine, including aromatherapy. The plant has been cultivated at least since the 16th century.