Common Method of Extraction: Steam distillation
Parts Used: Leaves
Chakra Association: Sacral, solar plexus,
Note Classification: Top and Middle
Aroma: Green, refreshing, citrusy
Largest Producing Countries: Mediterranean countries
Traditional Use: Highly effective as a sedative. Extremely effective on herpes lesions.
Properties: Anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic, digestive, sedative, mood balancing
Mental, Emotional Effects: Relaxing, sedating, mood elevating, alleviates anger, crisis or trauma
Benefits: Cool and dry, good for stagnant chi energy, good for excess heat in liver and heart, calms disturbed/agitated mind, nervous indigestion, nausea, flatulence.
Blends Well With: Lavender, geranium, basil, bergamot, coriander, fennel
Of Interest: Melissa is cultivated as a bee plant for honey production.
Safety Data: Skin tolerance may vary.
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