Lemon Balm

This herbaceous bush, that is high in citral and citronellal, emits a fresh lemon/minty, refreshing scent and grows up to 5 feet in height. Geography: Native to South-central Europe, North Africa, the Mediterranean and Central Asia.

Historical Uses

The history of its use dates back almost 2000 years to the ancient Greeks. It has been used for its anti-microbial and clarifying abilities and as part of lotions, oils, scrubs, soaks and ointments to sooth acne breakouts, rashes, dermatitis and even as a bug repellent and to treat bug bites.