Melissa officinalis

Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Melissa officinalis - bushy perennial Old World mint having small white or yellowish flowers and fragrant lemon-flavored leavesMelissa officinalis - bushy perennial Old World mint having small white or yellowish flowers and fragrant lemon-flavored leaves; a garden escapee in northern Europe and North America
lemon balm - lemony leaves used for a tisane or in soups or fruit punches
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Melissa, Melissa - a genus of Old World mints of the family Labiatae
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) grows easily, and has gentle, calming, and uplifting properties that blend well with other herbs in teas, pills, or tinctures.
Production of essential oil from Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) has also been growing.
Vitality and germination of lemon balm (Melissa officinalis L.) seeds.
This fact may cause changes in the content and chemical composition of the material, as verified for Melissa officinalis and Ocimum gratissimum (ARGYROPOULOS & MULLER, 2014; SANTANA et al., 2014).
lavandulaefolia) and other well-known household herbs such as lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) work on brain memory signals to improve memory, which we tested in the lab and in trials against placebo.
Melissa officinalis, Origanum majorana, Crataegus monogyna Herbazinc [R] Echinacea purpurea, It is used as dietary Syrup Panax ginseng, supplements (Milenyum) Rosa canina, for children.
Horticultural Therapist This week in the therapy garden we have been harvesting lots of lemon balm (melissa officinalis) - it's truly one of the most underappreciated garden herbs.
All plants used in the study (Salvia officinalis, Malva sylvestris, Illicium verum, Glycyrrhiza glabra, Mentha piperita, Chamaemelum nobile, Melissa officinalis, Rhamnus Frangula, Thymus vulgaris, Plantago lanceolata, Calendula officinalis, Tilia europaea, Aloysia citrodora, Linum usitatissimum, Syzygium aromaticum, Coriandrum sativum, Cinnamomum verum, Papaver rhoeas, Aframomum, Helianthus annuus, Cuminum cyminum L., Sesamum indicum, Coffea arabica, Curcuma longa, Equisetum arvense, Hypericum perforatum, Origanum vulgare, Rosmarinus officinalis, Camellia sinensis, and Vaccinium myrtillus) were purchased from a local herbalist in La Coruna and belonged to the pharmaceutical company Soria Natural, Soria, Spain.
In all, six medicinal plants as Myrtus communis L., Melissa officinalis L., Ocimum basilicum L., Malus domestica Borkh., Terminalia chebula Retz., and Curcuma zedoaria (Christm.) Roscoe were cardioactive medicines which were specifically reported for geriatrics (Tables 1 and 2).
Tea from Lemon balm, Melissa officinalis for a relaxing tea, and much more.