Hi Barbara, You could certainly ask your doctor, they may think it’s okay for your situation. Here are three of the best herbal tea recipes that anyone can make, right in their own kitchen. I remember last year that I thought of several more mint ideas, I just never got around to trying them out. To brew a hot cup, Use 2 Tablespoons of fresh chopped leaves to every 8 ounces of boiling water. I consider […]. Hi Suzie! I live in the desert in Arizona with an abundance of wildlife that likes to snatch up plants so I grow mine mostly indoors in a grow tent with 300 watts of light and my Lemon Balm plants and Peppermint Plants have just take off like you wouldn’t believe. I’m 34 weeks pregnant. Genius. Add lemon balm leaves to a jar until about three-quarters filled. dried lemon balm. Thank you for all the tips!! Oh dear…. How exciting! In my posts: (6 ways to use mint) https://thenerdyfarmwife.com/mint-ideas/ and (Using fresh mint in salves/lip balm) https://thenerdyfarmwife.com/using-fresh-mint-to-make-lip-balms-salve/ I actually used fresh spearmint the most for the projects shown because I have a ton of it too! I sure will collect some leaves, since some family members are suffering from the mentioned conditions. Just planted lemon balm this year and wanted ideas to use the leaves as I need to trim it down. So, in theory, it should be able to be grown by seed, but if you ask around and find a friend with some, there’s also a good chance they’ll be happy to give you a section of theirs! Tinctures very often turn brown (the liquid and herbs), so that part sounds okay. Is this normal? Your lemon balm glycerite should smell lemon-y for a while. Lemon Balm is also a star ingredient in my trusted Favorite Cold & Flu Tincture. I must say that I just love the information you provide for using various plants that can be grown at home. Will the glycerite retain the good smell of fresh herbs? Lemon balm is an easy to grow herb that not only attracts bees to the garden, but is also a great anti-viral with relaxing properties that are helpful for soothing frayed nerves and calming hyper children. The candied lemon balm leaves look good too. Hi Brody, Thanks – I’m glad you enjoyed the ideas! I love lemon balm both ways. Wonderful! I’m not sure whether it gives a better effect or not, though you can certainly try it out and see how it works for you! This site says: “Lemon Balm makes a suitable companion to many other vegetables, fruits and herbs. If you think about it, come back and let me know how it turns out! Add the eggs and beat well. I hope you’re able to find some! https://thesimplelifesimplified.com/5-calming-herbs-herbal-tea-recipes-for-sleep :) ACV = Apple Cider Vinegar. Hi Nikhila, Thanks for sharing your experiences with lemon balm with us! :). Use lemon balm in place of lemon peel in recipes and to flavor soups, sauces, vinegars and seafood. If it’s an oil infusion, then you probably want to toss it, since oil has a more limited shelf life. My goodness, but what a nice surprise. Hi Sandra! It was 1am before they settled last time. Cap and let this sit in a dark place for 3 to 4 weeks. hey ,I’m from south Africa and i need to know where i can get the plant or where i can buy the tea. […], […] « Uses for Corn Silk 12 Things to Do With Lemon Balm » […]. 2 cups fresh lemon balm leaves (Fresh lemon balm has a lot of volatile oils and aromatics, so fresh will be more potent than using dried. :) I had one too! Will plant tomorrow – dying to try recipes. I just found out this morning that we have about 5 medium plants of lemon balm in our garden in Aruba and they keep on growing. Followed you from the Homestead Barn Hop. I look forward to the tea, the water, and the tincture. Your grow tent sounds wonderful! Also, is it witch Hazel extract? :). To make: Beat an egg white with a tiny bit of water. I have a grandson who can’t sleep. I hope it helps your family members feel better! To make, pour 2 cups of boiling water over 3 to 4 tablespoons of dried lemon balm and let it steep overnight. Glad I didn’t plant it with my basil as between the 2 of them my raised bed would be over run. Mar 9, 2019 - Explore Ali Stroude's board "dried lemon" on Pinterest. I hope it does well for you! Thanks in advance for your kind assistance. Your doctor may say lemon balm’s okay for occasional use. dried oatstraw. You can find the full recipe and how to make it in my blog post, Super Healing Cold Sore Lip Balm. There are lots of things to do with lemon balm and I hope you enjoy your plant! 3 Bundle the stems and leaves of the lemon balm together with string and hang them up. Adult dose is 1/4 teaspoon (about 1 dropperful or 1 ml) at a time, as needed. Foodie Pro & The Genesis Framework, Lemon balm is also effective as an anti-microbial, and it’s effective against both bacteria and yeast strains (. You should be able to make a lemon balm tea and use it for the liquid in any face mask recipe you find online. Or are the teas the best bet for that? Your email address will not be published. I believe that fresh herbs make for a more effective spray, so recommend those above dried for this recipe. Gently rinse your lemon or lime balm in a bowl with running water. dried orange peel. Here’s an example of one that I found: “Melissa Officinalis produced a significant inhibition of TSH binding to its receptor and of antibody binding to TSH”, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14759065. Thanks Angee! Awesome info here. Your website was on the top of the list, and I am very happy that I clicked on it. What a great idea, thanks for sharing it; I’ll have to experiment with that this summer! (Some scents fade with time, though my two year old rose glycerite is still a pretty pink and smells as fresh as the day I made it!). Here is a link for ideas how to use lemon balm https://thenerdyfarmwife.com/12-things-to-do-with-lemon-balm/ Both of these I sourced from the Hopkinton Farmers Market yesterday at Long Life Farms. Lemon balm is best used fresh in food, as it tends to lose some of its scent when dried. Hi Tammy! I love ’em! Many of the clinical trials use about 3 grams per day. Add a lilttle hot water then mashing them all together ..Splatter on face :). :), […] compounds with powerful antioxidant properties). You’d want to give this recipe to kids over the age of one (because of the honey), but lemon balm by itself is even used for infants with colic. I have a great potful that I trim back and take to work, share with neighbors, family and use myself. Thanks Mx, You’re welcome Madeleine – I’m glad you found the post useful! I love your site! I’d usually lightly fill a regular table spoon, like you’d use for dining, for my youngest kids. Hi Casey! boiling water Steep for 5 minutes. Glycerites might have a shorter shelf life, but alcohol and vinegar tinctures will both last a long time. Or will it be ready after the six week period and lasts for a year? I will try my best to link up next Wednesday! I started with one plant purchased from my local garden center and not only did it spread to form mounds across about 1/3 of the side of my house, but I find little seedlings everywhere when I weed my garden (Including in places wayyyyyy far from it.) You can find the full recipe and how to make it in my blog post, Lemon Balm Bug Spray. Lemon Balm Ice Cream with Egg Yolk Custard Base, Roasted Blueberry and Lemon Balm Ice Cream, herbal lollypops with elderberry and lemon balm, Blackberry Jammin Gin Cocktail with Lemon Balm, Relaxation Herbal Tea Mix with Lemon Balm, Ginger & Lemon Balm Syrup for Colds & Flu, « Companion Planting Strawberries with Mushrooms. Hi Nadine, I’m glad that you found some helpful ideas in the post! Or maybe that would be a face wash of sorts… but still – good ideas! I think the small amount in lip balm should be fine. Love it. I am so excited to start using my herbs for things other than cooking. Cap with a non-metallic lid and store in a cool, dark place for about 4 to 6 weeks, shaking periodically. If you’re taking any medication though, it’s good to check with whoever prescribed it before using an herb in a greater amount than seasoning. For even more relaxation, try throwing a cup of Epsom salt into the tub as well. I presume that the potency of the plant material isn’t as strong, that’s why it has that shelf life.. Hi Sandra! Hold tight they don’t come that often :) How about using oatmeal /porridge oats as a face mask.using the lemon leaves. This can be done with fresh or dried leaves. When you say “store for up to a year at least,” does that mean it won’t be ready for over a year? I’ve tried a lot of homemade bug spray recipes and this is my favorite one. I started with one tiny plant, and now it has spread to cover about 1/3 of one side of my house. Hi Isabel, That’s great – I think you’ll enjoy your lemon balm plants! Lemon balm cut and ready to go. Once it’s strained, that smell should go away. Hi Amy! LEMON BALM LEMONADE - This lemon balm recipe makes about 6 cups and has only about 36 calories per cup! Fill a bath bag with lemon balm leaves and rose petals. Some can be quite powerful. Thank you for the recipes. 1/4 cup dried mint leaves (preferably chocolate mint, though other types are great, too) 1/4 cup cacao nibs (optional) 1/8 cup dried apple bits, a few pinches of finely chopped dried ginger root or a sprinkling of 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract Spring isn’t *too* far away though! The easiest way to use lemon balm is to make a tea. I do how ever wonder if you have any wonderful ideas for fresh spearmint. I’m happy that you enjoyed the site information too! Drizzle the salads with honey or a dressing made of yogurt and honey. (Say a cup of tea during a really stressful time or something like that.) Once you plant it, it usually grows and spreads A LOT. Refrigerate for several hours. :) I’m not sure of the strength or how you’d dose your particular lemon balm pills, so that’s probably a good question for your doctor, but my thought is that you’d want to keep it in your system – so spread out throughout the day. Shelf life should be at least 9 months to 1 year+. Which is better? (But still double check with them, to be on the safe side.) Love the bug spray too. I have heaps of it in the garden but haven’t ever done anything with it and now I know what to do. Pour in cold water until it reaches the top. Yes, you sure can. You’re welcome! I was told by my naturopath that lemon balm is GOOD for hypothyroidism…? I didn’t know that it was a perennial (not much of an herb person), but I will put into my flower garden. Cap with a non-metallic lid and let steep in a cool dark place for a few weeks. How lucky to be growing things this time of year! The login page will open in a new tab. Frozen items are good for making teas, lotions, soaps and other water based things, since they’ll get a little soggy (the leaves) anyway, when thawed. I hope you find one of those ideas helpful! Note: You can make larger or smaller batches – keeping a ratio of about 2 parts lemon balm infusion to 1 part honey. I found several interesting ways to use lemon balm that I’m excited to try. It’s so easy to make, your kids can help! The best part is that it’s yet another way to help use up some of my abundance of lemon balm and other herbs! My daughter still makes a lemon balm/honey mixture occasionally (she’s a creative night owl, but sometimes needs to sleep earlier so she’s not overtired the next morning) – a spoonful seems good for her too and she’s 15 now! It is also easy to propagate lemon balm plant as it is quite a hardy plant and requires little care. I have a beautiful lemon balm in a pot are there seeds on it I can plant in my garden next year? This subtly flavored water is so refreshing on a hot summer day! :), […] just found that The Nerdy Farm Wife has a great post on 12 Things to Do With Lemon Balm–I’m excited to try the Lemon Balm and Honey Butter idea! I had graduated personal training school several years ago and we were cautioned about giving advice regarding supplements and herbs – especially when combined with certain conditions and/or medications. Really interesting to know about the sleepy time syrup. http://www.herbanmomma.com/2013/08/wildcrafting-wednesday-8-28-13/, Hi Kristin! Now I know what to do with it, thanks for all the great ideas! Have fun! […] 12 Uses For Lemon Balm | Sore Muscles Soak | Herbal Soap (Without Handling Lye) […], […] For further inspiration on ways to use this prolific plant, be sure to check out my post on 12 Things to Do With Lemon Balm. ). You can even buy it in your local grocery stores (check the pharmacy section) or drug stores like CVS. I’m not sure about the faint rotting smell though. ty. Yes, you can use the flowers as well. You can then store it for up to a year, like you store home canned goods for up to a year. Thanks! I just mix a few in with the leaves sometimes and use them as usual in the various recipes that call for lemon balm. Lemon balm tea is always delicious. A cold infused fresh lemon balm tea is a refreshing treat in the summer and I drink dried lemon balm tea all year long. Please ensure the bowl is not directly touching the water and only the steam is heating the bowl. Big Book of Homemade Products for Your Skin, Health & Home, Bookshop.org (supports local bookstores! Lemonbalm is a fragrant herb that always seems to grow lush and strong in the garden. Here are two sites I found with some info to help you decide: Thanks, Jan! I got to know through your website that lemon balm leaves can be used in so many ways. https://www.google.com/search?q=south+african+plant+nursery+lemon+balm If it were me, I’d probably experiment with mixing it with some clay first, perhaps French green clay. Fortunately, lemon balm has many uses and today, I’m sharing over a dozen things to do with this prolific little gem. If you have hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid), are on thyroid medication, or are pregnant, nursing, or have any other questions or concerns, talk with a qualified health professional before use. A leaf can be chewed to freshen the breath or crushed and placed on a bug bite to help ease the itch. Hi Julie! If so, let’s keep in touch! Love your article. After logging in you can close it and return to this page. get a better night’s sleep and it’s likely to be doctor approved. Now a word of caution… always, always triple wash your garden herbs. Just wanted to say I love your post here – and your responses. This can also be done in a slow cooker. It’s nice to see someone dispense responsible information. If you’re eager to try some of these applications, find organic dried lemon balm here. :). Lemon Balm Tea Recipes Homemade Lemon Balm Tea Ingredients: 1 tablespoon dry lemon balm leaves (or two tablespoons fresh leaves) 10 ounces boiling water; Honey, sugar, agave OPTIONAL; Instructions: 1. I’m excited hahah. Would you know if there are any changes in dose for different ages and at what age is it safe to give. You could try freezing it in your icebox/ freezer :), Thanks for the reply Alyssa! Let steep until cool enough to drink. And there are more you can search for, but the main thing to keep in mind is that the tests were done in an isolated lab setting. Today, I decided to look on the internet to find how to use this herb. Appreciate all the info on here! I did start it indoors in April. Add a drizzle of honey to taste. Add the fresh herbs to a tea strainer or tea ball and place in a standard-sized teacup. Thanks to the Nerdy Farm Wife for my favorite post on Lemon Balm, 12 Things to Do With Lemon Balm–go for it! You can include lemon balm leaves in salads, soups and as a garnish in your everyday food and recipes. (Adapted from Rosemary Gladstar’s Medicinal Herbs.). You'll need: 3 cups loosely packed, fresh lemon balm leaves (or about 1 cup dried) 6 cups hot water; Juice of 4 fresh lemons (around 1 cup) I fight it every summer, it even grows in the deep woods where I’ve chucked it. Hi Olivia, I’m glad you like the recipes and I hope they help your grandson and daughter! :). Thanks Brenda! I was so happy to see how easily the stems could be re-harvested to grow into nice large plants! I’ll be sure to share them as I make them! I have been trying to grow lemon balm from seed with not much luck. Note: While it’s generally considered safe for most people, large amounts of lemon balm may inhibit thyroid function. Hi Timmy, You sure can eat lemon balm leaves – my kids love to snack on them when playing outside. Lemon balm’s antiviral properties make it a popular herb for the treatment for cold sores, chicken pox, bug bites, and other little red spots. Enjoyed reading . Thanks for your tips Karen! Pour in the poppy seeds and mix until thoroughly … Once the tincture is strained it is completely finished and ready to use. http://www.motherearthnews.com/natural-health/lemongrass-tea-zmaz78sozraw.aspx#axzz3A8WaP7h8. I am so happy to find out how to use it. I find seedlings half way across my yard! Cream together the butter, lemon balm, and sugar. I would like to reinfuse it with fresh lemon balm instead of just throwing it out, is that something that can be done? I wanted to make the sleepy time salve but wasn’t sure if it was safe to use lemon balm while pregnant. Sweeten to taste & enjoy! I grew my lemon balm from seed and it is huge and wonderful. Hi Lynne! Lemon balm recipes As its name suggests, this leafy, green herb has a lemony flavour and fragrance. I love this post and definitely will be bookmarking it. Pour in 80 proof or higher alcohol (like vodka) until the jar is filled. This will boost the lemon balm flavor and add a bit of vitamin C. Add a handful of grains with the herbs to give a more beer or braggot-like body to the brew. Did you add any water, or just straight alcohol? I live in a pretty dry climate with rocky soil. I’m happy you found the post useful & hope you have lots of fun making lemon-balmy things! Thank you, my first herbs and garden in years, I’m learning, next year will be much better. But the roots? dried, seedless rosehips. Thank you all so much for sharing this information. I have a lemon balm based bug spray recipe coming to the blog soon too! Can that be used in the same way as lemon balm? Herbal infused glycerin can also be used as an ingredient in lotions, toners and aftershave recipes. Place the baking sheet in a 200 degree F oven until the leaves look dry, but not browned. You’re welcome! I have a bunch of lemon balm waiting for my attention, and I could use that sleepytime herbal syrup due to some menopause-related sleep problems (I also have hormone-related blemishes that it could help with!). Use sparingly, since the flavor is concentrated, and add to taste. Strain out the plant bits and then shampoo and condition your hair as normal. i have lots of lemon balm growing in my garden. I really enjoyed reading it. Hi Chelsea! ***** photo credit Simmer, covered partially, until the liquid is reduced in half. Jan! Beyond fresh in season uses for lemon balm, you always have the option to dry lemon balm for use in the winter time. That makes it a common ingredient in cut and scrape balms, as well as cold sore salves since it’s particularly effective topically against oral herpes outbreaks. Great suggestions on how to use it. Any idea if they can be used in companion-planting with vegetables to discourage aphids, etc? Great fun though . This is a favorite kid activity around here! If you want the best effects from Lemon Balm (to help sleep), can you just eat the whole plant?. 1 tablespoon . It’s sort of a suggested expiration date (though quite a few people – including me- keep tinctures for several years since alcohol is an excellent preservative!). Well, now I know! Thanks! I would definitely not want to usurp what a licensed naturopath says – they know all about your medical history and I’m sure they have a big picture/plan for health in mind! I just stuff my jar at least half full of fresh herbs (more is good too) and then cover to the top with witch hazel. Ahh I have just had an idea ! Simply add 1 tablespoon dried and crushed lemon balm or 1/4 cup whole fresh leaves. I hope you enjoy your wonderful lemon balm! This lip balm recipe was designed especially for my son who developed cold sores triggered by sunshine when he was young. If you have another favorite way to use lemon balm, share it with us below! I’ve kept infusions for up to around 9 months. Store in your refrigerator for several months. Hang from the spigot and let the water run through as the tub fills. :). This simple Lemon Balm Pesto version exchanges chives for the garlic and lemon balm for the basil, but is otherwise pretty traditional. That’s great! For oil based items, you can dry your lemon balm leaves by spreading them out on a clean towel in a single layer for a few days. Thanks for stopping by! This version adds a light lemony flavor. Place about 3/4 cup lemon balm leaves into a small pot and add enough water to just cover the leaves. That’s a wonderful idea Laura; thanks for sharing with us! Now I have a focus for the harvested lemon balm. For extra flavor, add a slice of fresh or dried lemon before serving. So, it’s a pretty tough plant! Also, my daughter has excellent results with taking magnesium before bed to help her sleep better. I have all this lemon balm and would really like to make your tea or syrup for relaxation and to help sleep, but I do take thyroid medication. It works well with fish, poultry and vegetables as well as in salads, stuffings and drinks. That has helped so many people I know (including me!) To make: Fill a jar with fresh lemon balm leaves and a thinly sliced lemon. More than just plain tea, however; lemon balm can be used like mint in many drinks for adults and kids alike. You can tie little bunches up to air dry or you can place individual leaves on paper towels or clean dish towels and let them air dry, in a single layer, for several days. The lemon balm has taken over about 6 feet around the corner of the deck and I was wondering what to do with all that Herb. Check out my Big Book of Homemade Products for Your Skin, Health & Home! Hi Irene! Hi – I’m trying to make the lemon balm tincture and I wanted to share my result to make sure it seems right. I just went through and sniffed my collection of tinctures and they have varying smells – some of the oldest ones just smell like strong alcohol, while some of my newer ones have varying degrees of earthy, plant smells. I was thinking of using it as part of my bedtime regime when I have 2 or 3 over excited grandchildren on a sleepover at ‘nans’. http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-719-lemongrass.aspx?activeingredientid=719&activeingredientname=lemongrass Its perfect this time of year growing vegetables. Heat the soap just long enough to melt it. Most green leafy herbs can be made into a lovely pesto. I’m not familiar with things you can buy in South Africa, but this might help: Slowly pour the rinse over your head, massaging it into your scalp and along the entire hair shaft. I hope you get good results! ), if you mix it with a little water into your blender and break it up some you can freeze it in ice cube trays…it keeps very well in zip lock bags. My goal today was to find ways to use the Lemon Balm that grows rampant in my back yard. (We have super fast metabolism, that’s not always a good thing.). Roast in the preheated oven 30 minutes, then turn chicken breast-side-up, and continue baking until … You can use dried lemon balm if you don’t have fresh, but you don’t have to. Lemon balm vinegar can be used as a hair rinse, added to your bath water, or used to add extra flavor to salad dressings. I want to steep this while I am gone for a week so I am hoping to pick up anything else at the co-op tomorrow. I recently started juicing…I have lemon balm all around my yard …what benefits do you think I`ll have. If they feel like you should avoid it, perhaps something that will help you with sleep is a magnesium supplement. Once established, the larger plants are very difficult to pull out, I have to dig them. Keep them in a jar, out of direct sunlight and don’t crumble until you’re going to use them (to retain the aromatic oils as much as possible. I haven’t tried lemon balm in juice myself, but it seems like a little bit in moderation might be a good addition! It was on my “To Do” list today to harvest and wilt lemon balm. It’s one of the safest herbs known. am also following you on pintrest. I love it. They may be chopped and added to poultry and fish marinades, as well as mayonnaise and cream sauces, especially those served with seafood or asparagus. Try adding finely chopped leaves (1 to 2 TBSP) and lemon zest (a pinch) to your favorite scone or muffin recipe. See more ideas about Dried lemon, Dried lemon peel, Dehydrator recipes. Lemon Balm Tea Recipe. This will sure come in handy this year, when I get my lemon balm. Of course, you can add more honey if you like it a little sweeter but that will up the calories. 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