Sweet Balm: Melissa officinalis
Part used: whole herb and flowers
Aromatic, emmenagogue, diaphoretic, cephalic
Excellent taken hot for fevers, colds and flu. Good for nausea and vomiting. Will quiet and settle the stomach. Good in kidney and bladder troubles, headache, suppressed urine, painful menstruation and female disorders. Lemon juice added to the hot tea is good in fevers and will promote perspiration.