Melissa officinalis Lemon Balm also known as Melissa, use goes back to ancient times. It was use for many different physical and emotional ailments of the heart, as well asnervous disorders and headaches. One of the most powerful antiviral oil available. One application to herpes lesions can be cleared very quickly! Anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, anti-depressant, antihistamine, antimicrobial, antispasmodic, antiviral, hypertensive, nervine, tonic, uterine and sedative. Used for anxiety, asthma, depression, insomnia, viral infections (herpes), bronchitis, coughs, colds, cold sore blisters, eczema, erysipelas, heart conditions, hypertension, indigestion, insect bites, menstrual problems, migraine, nausea, nervous tension, palpitations, shock, sterility, throat infections, vertigo and vomiting. Its delicate and lemon scent aroma is calming and uplifting.