Lemon Balm is a plant having a lemony aroma with a hint of mint. It is sometimes called Sweet Balm, Melissa, Balm Mint, Bee Herb or Balm Gentle.
Lemon Balm is indigenous to the Middle East and Mediterranean.
Lemon Balm is good for any dish containing lemon juice or flavoring. It goes well with egg dishes, soups, salads, herbal teas, and casseroles.
Fresh Lemon Balm is best. Keep smaller quantities. Keep fresh leaves in a plastic bag in the refrigerator and use within a few days. Keep dried leaves in an airtight container in a cool dark place. Replace dried leaves within eight months.
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