Latin Name: Melissa officinalis
Product: Lemon Balm
Description: Not to be confused with Bee Balm; Although supposedly native to Europe, Asia, and Iran, Lemon Balm is used in Australian traditional medicine -- internally and externally -- for ailments such as digestive and nervous system issues; It is a popular essential oil and used to make 'Carmelite Water' -- still sold in modern German pharmacies
Tasting Notes: Offers citrusy flavoring and aroma
Usage: Fresh leaves are great salads; Flavoring for ice cream and ice teas; Often paired with fruit dishes or desserts; Pairs well with fish; Used to make 'Lemon Balm Pesto'
Storage Instructions: Best when used within 7 days of procuring.