JustIngredients Lemon Balm (Melissa)
JustIngredients Lemon Balm (Melissa)
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Lemon Balm (Melissa)

Product Code: 09LB

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Must be infused in boiling water prior to consumption.

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Product: Lemon Balm (Melissa)

Latin Name: Melissa officinalis

Plant Family: Lamiaceae

Other Names: Melissa, Bee Balm, Dropsy Plant, Mélisse, Zitronenmelisse, Cedronella, Erba cedratra, Baklut-ul-Faritstum, Badaranj & Badrunj buyeh.

Description: This herbaceous perennial can reach a height of 60cm, it is a native of Europe, western Asia and northern Africa, but can be found growing all across the world. Its aromatic lush, green heart shaped leaves are slightly hairy with a toothed edge and crinkly texture, growing either side of the square stem. Small white flowers are 2-lipped and grow in whorled clusters.

For ingredient and allergen information, please see the product specification, available to download from the technical tab


The oil derived from lemon balm is popular in aromatherapy and is often mixed with other citrus oils to make items for deterring insects such as mosquitoes. In the kitchen lemon balm works well in sweet and savoury dishes. Best used fresh as its flavour fades if dried or if the plant is allowed to flower. Left to flower the plants lose their fresh, lush appearance, but allowing lemon balm to flower brings bees and other beneficial insects into the garden to pollinate your other herbs. The tea can be drunk to ease toothache. A soothing balm can be made from the leaves and used to help treat cold sores.

Shelf Life

Shelf life of two years provided that goods are stored in an airtight container in ambient conditions.

Technical Information

Product Specification

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Allergen Statement

JustIngredients Limited supplies a range of products that are internationally sourced from approved suppliers. Information is gathered from all suppliers to enhance knowledge of the product and supplier handling procedures.

The following products which are or contain allergens may be handled by approved suppliers on behalf of JustIngredients Limited; Cereals containing gluten (wheat, rye, barley, oats, spelt, kamut and their hybrid strains), Peanuts, Soybeans, Nuts, Celery, Mustard, Milk and dairy products, Sesame seeds, Products containing sulphur dioxide and sulphites at concentrations of more than 10mg/kg or 10mg/litre expressed as sulphur dioxide.

Handling procedures are in place to reduce the likelihood of allergens being present, however no guarantees are given that our ingredients are totally free of traces in the products supplied. If in doubt, please email technical@justingredients.co.uk.

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