Lemon balm extract is the essense lemon balm herb. the main components of lemon balm extract are citronellal, citronellol, citral, geraniol, eugenol, caryophyllene, caryophyllene oxide, etc. The non-volatile components are mainly phenolic acid compounds, including rosemary Fragrant acid, caffeic acid, and tannins are also present.
Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis), common balm, or balm mint, is a perennial herbaceous plant in the mint family Lamiaceae and native to south-central Europe, the Mediterranean Basin, Iran, and Central Asia, but now naturalized in the Americas and elsewhere.
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Latin Name: Melissa officinalis L.
Part Used: ground part
Appearance:Brownish yellow fine powder
Grade: Food grade
1. Calming, soothing and anti-anxiety: Lemon balm extract can be used as an anti-anxiety mild sedative or sedative. It has the function of improving psychological mood. Studies have shown that it can effectively relieve stress.
2. Improve cognition: Lemon balm extract also has the function of improving mental mood and cognitive ability. It is currently believed that these mechanisms are related to muscarinic receptors and nicotinic acetylcholine receptors.
3. Antibacterial: The antibacterial properties of lemon balm have also been proven. The ethanol fraction of lemon balm has a very obvious antibacterial and antiseptic effect, and has a synergistic antibacterial effect with sodium nitrite, sodium benzoate and potassium sorbate.