-Considered a calming herb. It was used as far back as the Middle Ages to reduce stress and anxiety, promote sleep, improve appetite, and ease pain and discomfort from indigestion (including gas and bloating, as well as colic).
-Oval, indented, lemon-scented leaves are used for flavouring soups, stews, sauces and salad dressing. Makes good tea.
-Lemon balm is said to soothe symptoms of stress, help you to relax, and boost your mood.