Lemon Balm Melissa officinalis
I harvested and used a huge bunch of Lemon Balm to make iced tea. I didn’t use anything else – just the Balm. I’ve always grown it but for some reason have ignored it for the most part. Why? Don’t know! Maybe I was impatient with it in the past.It is my new favorite. It was a great color – deep. It infused for 2 days in the fridge. I poured it in a quart mason jar and took it to work.
I had a three thousand pound food truck and an employee who didn’t show so there I was in my dress and sandals unloading and stocking praying I didn’t drop a case of fruit on my foot. BAD practice. The tea hit the spot and made it all better..
Some solid information regarding Lemon Balm
I found this site for recipes for Lemon Balm and thought it interesting enough to post.
If any of you haven’t tried this yet, I would encourage a snip or two to chew – heaven.4 thumbs up!Posted over 2 years ago | Last edited over 2 years ago
Great write up. :)
Wish I had this plant, it used to be my favorite for tea also, especially for colds and flu and for general mood boosting! Nobody around me seems to sell the seeds of it. Either that or the stores all keep running out of stock?
Situations like u describe above with the sandals are why I tend to keep a pair of solid shoes in my vehicle’s trunk. Or, when my vehicle is a bike or a bus, I try to carry a pair of actual shoes in my backpack just in case I need em.
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