Benefits of Drinking Lemon Balm Tea

Lemon balm is an herb that comes from the same family as mint. Traditionally the herb was used to improve mood and cognitive function. The tea has a mild smooth flavor with hints of lemon and mint. The lemony mint flavor of this tea pairs well with honey and a slice of lemon.

It is also called balm mint and common balm and is sometimes sold as Melissa Tea. Lemon Balm is a popular garden plant in some parts of the world. This tea may be a good choice for people who suffer from sleep disorders or are looking for a bedtime tea.

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Benefits of Lemon Balm Tea

Lemon Balm Tea can Help Relieve Stress. Studies have shown that Lemon Balm Tea can soothe symptoms of stress, help you to relax and boost your mood. If you are experiencing a headache due to stress, Lemon Balm Tea may be helpful, since it has relaxing properties, which can help you unwind, release tension and relax your muscles.

Lemon Balm Tea May Help with Anxiety. Lemon Balm Tea may help reduce symptoms of anxiety, such as nervousness and excitability. Lemon Balm is used in some anti-anxiety medications.

Lemon Balm Tea May Boost Cognitive Function. Lemon Balm Tea may help increase alertness and performance. It has been shown to improve mental cognition and alleviate some symptoms of serious neurological diseases. Researchers have found that regular consumption of Lemon Balm Tea increased memory recall and has therapeutic value to people with Alzheimer’s.

Lemon Balm Tea May Help Relieve Indigestion. Lemon Balm Tea may help with frequent abdominal pain and discomfort. It may help to alleviate disorders such as upset stomach, cramps and gastric ulcers. Studies have also shown that it helped to decrease symptoms of nausea.

Lemon Balm Tea May Help With PMS. Drinking Lemon Balm Tea regularly may help reduce cramps and PMS. It is one of the oldest herbal remedies because of its analgesic, antispasmodic and sedative capabilities.

Lemon Balm Tea May Help You Recover from Viral Infections. Lemon Balm is rich in polyphenols, which may be helpful for recovery from viral infections like cold, flu and shingles. It can also be useful for stomach viruses and strengthen your natural resistance against viruses.

Side Effects

Although generally safe to consume, if you suffer from allergic reactions to plants in the mint family, you may not want to consume lemon balm tea.

Summary

Lemon Balm Tea has many health benefits, a pleasing aroma and a mild delicate taste. Warm up with this beverage in the winter or add it to your diet for its delicious benefits.

I linked a brand of tea that I enjoy below, in case you are not able to locate Lemon Balm Tea at your local store.

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This research has been done by me, for the benefit of my readers. I am in no way a doctor and therefore recommend my readers decide for themselves what they will do with the information provided. Sharing is Caring. If you have a medical condition, always talk to your physician before taking supplements.

Published by mrshealthy79

I Love Tea and all the wonderful things it does for the body. As a matter of fact, I'm probably sipping on some as I compose each post. Not only is it relaxing and soothing to drink, but it has great medicinal benefits. I'd like to share my research with you. Sharing of course, is Caring. Feel free to share my articles with everyone. Thank You for stopping by.

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