Organic lemon balm


Organic lemon balm

Origin Germany | supplier of rosmarinic acid and muscarinic M1 receptor affinity

Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) originates from the eastern Mediterranean and was first mentioned publicly by Carl von Linné in 1753. Lemon balm is used as a spice and medicinal plant. Typical is its fine, mild scent and taste of lemon. Therefore, the leaves of lemon balm are popular for flavoring cold drinks, salads and sauces. It is especially popular because it can be successfully used as a medicinal herb and psychotherapeutic.

What active substances does lemon balm contain?

Lemon balm is used as a medicinal herb. It has a stress-relieving effect and can be used for sleep disorders and nervous restlessness. The main active ingredient in this herb is rosmarinic acid. This is a secondary plant substance. Rosmarinic acid has antiviral, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Lemon balm is also said to be helpful for cramps, gastrointestinal problems and nausea.


Where does the organic lemon balm used for Ogaenics grow?

Our organic lemon balm is a proprietary variety that is far superior to conventional lemon balm plants. It is grown in Germany and grows on a 6 hectare field. This must be changed every 4 years to allow the topsoil to recover. The leaves are harvested at maturity, dried and cut.

How is Ogaenics organic lemon balm extract made?

The special organic lemon balm variety gives rise to the Bluenesse™ brand extract. For this purpose, the lemon balm is extracted only with water after harvesting. An elaborate standardization process turns this into Bluenesse™ brand extract. Unlike conventional lemon balm extracts, it has a higher rosmarinic acid content (6% instead of the usual 2%) and has increased muscarinic M1 receptor affinity. The benefits: A calming and stabilizing effect you can feel and support for cognitive skills like learning and attention.

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