lemon balm


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lemon balm

n.
See balm.

lemon balm

n
(Plants) the full name of balm5

lem′on balm`


n.
a mint, Melissa officinalis, with small white or yellow flowers and lemon-scented leaves used as a flavoring.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lemon balm - bushy perennial Old World mint having small white or yellowish flowers and fragrant lemon-flavored leaveslemon balm - 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
2.lemon balm - lemony leaves used for a tisane or in soups or fruit punches
herb - aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities
garden balm, lemon balm, Melissa officinalis, sweet balm, bee balm, beebalm - 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
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IF you lack get-up-and-go in the morning, the sherbet lemon scent from a bruised leaf of lemon balm will re-energise you.
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.
Lemon Balm: As the name suggests, the lemon balm with its citrus flavor is a refreshing addition to lemonades, teas, salads, fish and poultry dishes.
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INGREDIENTS For the cake layers: 4 organic eggs 125g sugar 150g plain flour 1tsp baking powder Butter, for greasing For the rhubarb compote: 300g rhubarb stalks 150g unrefined cane sugar 1 handful of lemon balm (a plant similar to mint, which can be found growing wild - or you can leave this out) 1/2 vanilla pod To assemble: 50g blanched almonds 50g white chocolate, plus extra shavings to decorate 500ml whipping cream 1 rhubarb stalk A little sugar, for sprinkling METHOD 1.
Rinse the stalks in cold water, cut into 1-2cm pieces and put in ovenproof dish with the lemon balm.
Little Remedies Advanced Colic Relief drops, designed specifically to help parents with colicky babies, utilize fennel seed extract and lemon balm to provide gentle relief.
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STW 5 and is a fixed herbal combination of a fresh plant extract from bitter candytuft (Iberis amara) and extracts from dried greater celandine herb, angelica root, lemon balm leaves, peppermint leaves, caraway fruit, liquorice root, chamomile flower and milk thistle fruit (Wegener and Wagner 2006).
Containing all-natural ingredients such as chamomile flowers, valerian root, rosemary leaves, lavender blossoms, peppermint leaves and lemon balm leaves, Sleep Teas are available in Mint and Chamomile variations to promote a natural and healthy sleep cycle.
Make herbal ice cubes using mint, tarragon, lemon balm or basil.
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