Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) is an herb in the mint family. As far back as the 14th century, it has been used to treat a wide variety of medical disorders affecting the digestive tract, nervous system, and liver. These days, lemon balm is widely used in traditional medicine as a sleep aid. Recent research has indicated it may assist in reducing symptoms of sleep disorders. (28)
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