I recently started juicing…I have lemon balm all around my yard …what benefits do you think I`ll have. I’ve tried a lot of homemade bug spray recipes and this is my favorite one. […], […] « Uses for Corn Silk 12 Things to Do With Lemon Balm » […]. Hi Suzie! Lay the coated leaves on a parchment lined baking sheet. This can also be done in a slow cooker. I don’t use the thicker ones though. You can melt a little, and drizzle onto your favorite vegetables. Thank you, my first herbs and garden in years, I’m learning, next year will be much better. Place the baking sheet in a 200 degree F oven until the leaves look dry, but not browned. I have a grandson who can’t sleep. I really enjoyed reading it. Once you plant it, it usually grows and spreads A LOT. Note: While it’s generally considered safe for most people, large amounts of lemon balm may inhibit thyroid function. Thank you. Strain before drinking. I started with one tiny plant, and now it has spread to cover about 1/3 of one side of my house. I love this post and definitely will be bookmarking it. You can place the molded butter onto the center of a plate lined with some fancy greens like kale, or spinach. Thanks again! Thanks in advance for your kind assistance. Pour the boiling water into the pitcher and stir well, crushing the lemon balm leaves to release their flavor. https://www.google.com/search?q=south+african+plant+nursery+lemon+balm Thank you for all the tips!! How to use Lemon Balm medicinally. That’s great to know that lemon balm and peppermint do well indoors as well! See our recipe page for recipes using Lemon Balm. Thanks so much, I’m glad you corrected that, I was worried for a second! I grew my lemon balm from seed and it is huge and wonderful. Should this have happened? Once it’s strained, that smell should go away. Raw honey works a little better than regular honey as it is a little more solid. Simmer, covered partially, until the liquid is reduced in half. am also following you on pintrest. Shelf life should be at least 9 months to 1 year+. :) 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. I was wondering… is it better to leave in my kitchen window or plant it outside in the garden? I’ve kept infusions for up to around 9 months. Herbal infused glycerin can also be used as an ingredient in lotions, toners and aftershave recipes. Hi Angela, Congratulations! Just back from the nursery with lemon balm seedlings. Thanks so much :), Hi Dana, Thanks for the kind words! I have a plant and I’ve added the leaves to hot tea, chilled water and in a recipe. Take the stick of butter and put it in a bowl. Thank you for the interesting information i got to know through your website. I grew some and its up now (looks like a nettle, smells nice)… to get the best sleeping effects can I just eat eat the whole plant?? I’m happy you found the post useful & hope you have lots of fun making lemon-balmy things! Glycerites might have a shorter shelf life, but alcohol and vinegar tinctures will both last a long time. • Fish Garnish – As a garnish for fish. I got to know through your website that lemon balm leaves can be used in so many ways. I have been trying to grow lemon balm from seed with not much luck. Once established, the larger plants are very difficult to pull out, I have to dig them. Store in your refrigerator for several months. Butter molds come in all shapes and sizes. http://www.herbgarden.co.za/mountainherb/herbinfo.php?id=27 It's easy to make at home, using either store bought or home grown lemon balm leaves. Uses For Lemon Balm In Cooking and Baking • Candied – When candied, the leaves make attractive cake decorations. To zest a lemon, you will either need a fruit zester, or a fine cheese grater. Use lemon balm in place of lemon peel in recipes and to flavor soups, sauces, vinegars and seafood. Best wishes from the UK. Once the tincture is strained it is completely finished and ready to use. Needless to say, I follow this, and I applaud your responses to those asking about their Hypothyroidism. This subtly flavored water is so refreshing on a hot summer day! Add a lilttle hot water then mashing them all together ..Splatter on face :). Enjoyed reading . I was told by my naturopath that lemon balm is GOOD for hypothyroidism…? Your doctor may say lemon balm’s okay for occasional use. It’s one of the safest herbs known. I’ve not tried growing it from seed, but I have ran into a few tricky ones that I just gave up and bought the plant too. Jan: I learn something new from you every time I read your blog. The butter flavor mixed with the lemon will make your vegetables pop in your mouth with pure deliciousness. :), I love, love, love Lemon Balm. These can be planted and will establish and spread quickly. A pinch of basil adds just a hint of savory taste to the butter. https://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/lemon_meringue_ice_cream_57978 I have a great potful that I trim back and take to work, share with neighbors, family and use myself. Or will it be ready after the six week period and lasts for a year? I presume that the potency of the plant material isn’t as strong, that’s why it has that shelf life.. Hi Sandra! I just got some seeds I will plant then I can’t wait to see them and do all the great thing. Just planted lemon balm this year and wanted ideas to use the leaves as I need to trim it down. There are so many directions you could take a lemon balm ice cream, and many recipes combine the fresh herbs with summer fruits. Will let you know how it turns out! We keep it in the fridge, so it’s refreshing, too! It could be just the stages of the leaves breaking down that you smell. Would using it for lip balm be considered using it internally (or close enough) ? This site says: “Lemon Balm makes a suitable companion to many other vegetables, fruits and herbs. Cap with a non-metallic lid and store in a cool, dark place for about 4 to 6 weeks, shaking periodically. If they don’t think it’s a good idea at all though, you could try passionflower and/or valerian root for sleeping. Preheat oven to 220C (or 200C fan bake). Hi Jana, My once tiny lemon balm plant constantly threatens to take over one portion of my garden. Appreciate all the info on here! Thank you so much for those sites and thank you for all you do! I was so happy to see how easily the stems could be re-harvested to grow into nice large plants! I saw your helpful website and thought I’d ask. Hold tight they don’t come that often :) How about using oatmeal /porridge oats as a face mask.using the lemon leaves. :) I’m anxiously waiting for mine to start peeking out again. This is an awesome post! Season with salt … If it’s an oil infusion, then you probably want to toss it, since oil has a more limited shelf life. Yes, you sure can. Lemon Balm makes a great addition for stuffing for poultry, lamb or pork. Now I know what to do with it, thanks for all the great ideas! The login page will open in a new tab. Jan! :), Was reading all these post archives and wondered what is ACV that Laura uses in her mosquito repellent. Place about 3/4 cup lemon balm leaves into a small pot and add enough water to just cover the leaves. Hi Amy! Or maybe that would be a face wash of sorts… but still – good ideas! I find seedlings for it all over the place. 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. When extracting through boiling water, best to steep leaves and not be tempted to simmer for more than 1 – 2 minutes, as it can turn bitter. Dose is 1/2 to 1 teaspoon as needed to relax and calm. Yes, you can use the flowers as well. Cholesterol 15 mg 5% For those of you who are daring chefs in the kitchen, here are some other herbs and spices that would compliment the flavor of Lemon Balm Lemon Butter: You can also come up with your own combination of spices and herbs. Love for you to come by Wildcrafting Wednesday and share. Adult dose is 1/4 teaspoon (about 1 dropperful or 1 ml) at a time, as needed. Dry it gently, as you don’t want to soften it. Add chopped fresh leaves to fish, chicken, or mushroom dishes or mix into soft cheese, as well as vinegars, wines, and liqueurs. (No bath bags handy? That has helped so many people I know (including me!) Hi Candy, My lemon balm usually reseeds itself each year – sometimes in places as far away as across my yard! Still, though I’d double check with your doctor since they know your full health history and such. Here’s a recipe that has more information that might interest you: https://thenerdyfarmwife.com/rose-glycerite-emotional-balancer/, […] 12 Things to Do With Lemon Balm from The Nerdy Farm Wife […]. Placed in a container of water on a windowsill, roots will quickly grow on harvested stems. 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’. I purchased a small lemon balm plant from a nursery. Should I term all stems off for most of theses recipes? The best way to use it is to and add a few drops of lemon balm to the original recipe. Try adding finely chopped leaves (1 to 2 TBSP) and lemon zest (a pinch) to your favorite scone or muffin recipe. Can lemon balm be grown from seed or is this a plant that is best purchased from a nursery? It will turn brown, but that’s not a problem! Dash salt In a saucepan, boil sugar and water several minutes until syrupy. 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! However, here’s why I put that suggestion in: The first time I saw this information, was a quote by respected herbalist, Rosemary Gladstar: “Lemon balm is considered a thyroid inhibitor; those suffering from hypothyroidism or low thyroid activity should use it only under the guidance of a health-care practitioner.” That made me curious to learn more, because if anything my children & I run more to having a few symptoms on the opposite hyperthyroidism side of things & I wondered if we could benefit by taking it more. The conversion isn’t exact – you’ll need more lemon balm but the idea is similar. If anyone is having trouble sleeping here, I usually give them lemon balm in the evening or not long before bed and it seems to be effective that way. A couple of years ago, I bought a small pot of the herb and left it on an outside table next to the edge of our low lying deck. […] 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. Let it simmer for about 30 minutes or until you have reduced the liquid by about half. Unsaturated fat 0 g Have fun! Lemon balm tea is always delicious. I’m glad the information was timely for you! 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. I hope that you enjoy your lemon balm plant – it’s a lovely one to have around! I found you on the web as a result of a search for information about the uses of lemon balm. Spread on the butter, and top with cooked asparagus. You’re welcome! % Daily Value * Moisten a pinch of cosmetic clay with lemon balm tea. I will be using these for myself and for my children when they need to be calmed down at night. Or are the teas the best bet for that? Hang from the spigot and let the water run through as the tub fills. It won’t cause your final product to turn out any differently and the addition will help boost the healing power of the ointment. It gives the meat a subtle, yet delicious lemon taste. Lemon balm combines well with many spices including chervil, pepper, thyme, and parsley. I cut up some lemon balm leaves and put them in a simmering pot of water on my stove all day to freshen my kitchen/home (making sure to keep water added), it smells wonderful! That seems to be the magic amount for us, so I don’t think you’d need more than that. 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. I sometimes add a slice of lemon and some basil with it to give it an extra kick, or add fresh lavender. You can use garlic powder or finely chopped garlic. Thanks. Lemon balm is definitely a persistent plant. This can be done with fresh or dried leaves. Hi Michelle! Shake very well to combine the leaves with the alcohol. But the roots? How exciting! Let steep until cool enough to drink. Hold the grater with the teeth facing up. Hi Casey! This will sure come in handy this year, when I get my lemon balm. Hi Aud, I’m so happy that you’ve found the site useful! ), http://www.herbanmomma.com/2013/08/wildcrafting-wednesday-8-28-13/, https://thenerdyfarmwife.com/using-fresh-mint-to-make-lip-balms-salve/, http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-719-lemongrass.aspx?activeingredientid=719&activeingredientname=lemongrass, http://www.motherearthnews.com/natural-health/lemongrass-tea-zmaz78sozraw.aspx#axzz3A8WaP7h8, http://www.seedaholic.com/lemon-balm-melissa-officinalis-organic.html, https://thenerdyfarmwife.com/rose-glycerite-emotional-balancer/, https://thenerdyfarmwife.com/12-things-to-do-with-lemon-balm/, https://www.google.com/search?q=south+african+plant+nursery+lemon+balm, http://www.herbgarden.co.za/mountainherb/herbinfo.php?id=27. The information on this site is for idea-sharing only. All recipes are made and used at your own risk. Thanks for all the info here. Place in refrigerator for at least two hours. You can sprinkle the paprika on top to add a decorative touch. I’m a firm believer in waste not want not with regard to plants!! Hi – I’m trying to make the lemon balm tincture and I wanted to share my result to make sure it seems right. What a wonderful idea – thanks for sharing Amber! Awesome info here. I would think once it flowers it should produce some. In Minnesota, the mosquito is our state bird so I empathize with Kathy from Georgia and love this idea. Thanks! This recipe takes very little time to make, yet the results are purely delicious. Herbs to Avoid if You Have Autoimmune Disease. I think the small amount in lip balm should be fine. Thanks for the information it helped a lot. I use the leaves to flavour my tea every sunday. Lemon balm vinegar can be used as a hair rinse, added to your bath water, or used to add extra flavor to salad dressings. New uses would be wonderful to add to my current book of recipes. Cap with a non-metallic lid and let steep in a cool dark place for a few weeks. ty. I just found your site. I just started an herb garden this year so I have lots to learn. Add lemon balm leaves and cook five minutes. Once your oil is sizzling, … Hi Chelsea, I’m glad you’re finding more uses for your herbs! Available from your favorite bookstore or the following book sellers: 9+ Things to Make with Purple Dead Nettle, Ginger & Lemon Balm Honey Syrup for Colds & Flu. :). The website thenerdyfarmwife.com, operating under Honey Bee Hill Creatives LLC, is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program. Lemon Balm Syrup Recipe: To make a sleepy time syrup, simmer 1 cup of lemon balm leaves in just enough water to cover them. https://www.primalpalate.com/paleo-blog/pan-seared-cod-with-herbs-and-lemon We left the roots on this one so you can plant it if you like; keep it in a pot or […]. hey ,I’m from south Africa and i need to know where i can get the plant or where i can buy the tea. Sweeten to taste & enjoy! Wonderful! I found several medical sites cautioning against its use with hypothyroidism & thyroid medications, then started looking at the medical studies they cited in their sources. Protein 0 g Add a pinch of garlic. My goodness, but what a nice surprise. 13 easy and delicious homemade recipes. :). I hope that you find lemon balm helps you feel better! If you are using a butter mold, follow directions on how to mold it. Would you know if there are any changes in dose for different ages and at what age is it safe to give. :). It was 1am before they settled last time. Will plant tomorrow – dying to try recipes. Add honey (about 1/4 cup) and stir until dissolved. You’re welcome! Pat the chicken breasts dry with a paper towel, and then sprinkle one side with lemon balm, green onion, salt and pepper. See great recipes for Lemon Balm, Sweet Basil, and Cinnamon Tea too! I have heaps of it in the garden but haven’t ever done anything with it and now I know what to do. In the Kitchen: Lemon Balm. Be blessed. Add one teaspoon of local raw honey for a delicious butter that can be used on pancakes and waffles. Thanks Angee! Thanks Mx, You’re welcome Madeleine – I’m glad you found the post useful! I especially will try the remedies you have here. Thank you all so much for sharing this information. (You can even use the cooled water as an insecticide.) I’m so happy to have found this link just when I was wondering what to do with my lemon balm! Saturated fat 8 g 40% When warmed, take a knife and fork and break it up into smaller pieces in the bowl. Thanks, Jan. You had me at “attracts bees to the garden” (always a good thing)! I used 80 proof vodka and the liquid is now brown and the leaves browned significantly. Hi Nadine, I’m glad that you found some helpful ideas in the post! :). 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. Add A Little Honey i have lots of lemon balm growing in my garden. ), 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. I’ve been watching this plant sweep over its neighbors in my garden and I must act! Try a thin white sock with a knot tied at the top.). The easiest way to use lemon balm is to make a tea. Great suggestions on how to use it. Really interesting to know about the sleepy time syrup. Was just given lemon balm plant from the local community garden, cant wait till it establishes itself. :). http://www.motherearthnews.com/natural-health/lemongrass-tea-zmaz78sozraw.aspx#axzz3A8WaP7h8. David S. Hi David S, I’m happy you found some useful ideas for your lemon balm bounty! It cleared his cold sores up within a few months and they stayed away! Thanks for following on Pinterest! Time will vary depending on weather, and room temperature. You could try freezing it in your icebox/ freezer :), Thanks for the reply Alyssa! Fat 12 g 18% I have a question about the tincture. Your website was on the top of the list, and I am very happy that I clicked on it. Fortunately, lemon balm has many uses and today, I’m sharing over a dozen things to do with this prolific little gem. I’m off to trim the plants! You can use regular honey if no raw honey is available. I just bought my first lemon balm plant and will by tucking it into a nice (and large) pot I just happen to have. I love it. So far I have basil and lemon balm. Mix all ingredients except for oil in a non-reactive bowl. Get the seedlings out while you can. Now I have a focus for the harvested lemon balm. :), Thank you so much. That’s great! Thanks for your tips Karen! A dash of cayenne adds some spice to it, and is great for using on popcorn. Hi Brody, Thanks – I’m glad you enjoyed the ideas! Likely, your naturopath has you on a balanced combination of other herbs & nutrients suited just for your situation. What a wonderful thing to find in your garden! :), […] 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! The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA. This certainly does happen INDEED! You can find the full recipe and how to make it in my blog post, Super Healing Cold Sore Lip Balm. For a stronger, zestier, lip puckering refreshment, this lemonade recipe is … 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!). The inner white is very bitter, and it could spoil your recipe. Or add it to your favorite sugar cookie dough for a delicious lemony tea cookie. get a better night’s sleep and it’s likely to be doctor approved. While still quite warm, measure out about 1/2 cup of the concentrated tea and stir 1/4 cup raw honey into it. You could also use it in an oxymel remedy. Meanwhile, in a large, shallow bowl, stir together the lemon juice and zest, and ½ teaspoon cumin; season to taste with salt and black pepper, then add the cod fillets and turn several times to coat. You probably shouldn’t drink a cup full of tea or some other large amount if you’re on hypothyroid meds/supplements though, without double checking with your doctor or naturopath first. It’s more of a precautionary statement to let people know that a few studies & some traditional herbalists lean towards avoiding lemon balm if you have hypothyroid. Lemon balm tea is an excellent refreshing summer tea that is easily made from fresh lemon balm growing in the garden. Mow them down! :), […] The Nerdy Farm Wife for 12 Things To Do With Lemon Balm. Fill a bath bag with lemon balm leaves and rose petals. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. For best aroma and taste, use fresh lemon balm leaves. :), […] alongside E’s sunflower. There might be some other or closer options in that search. If you can’t find them in your home town, check on the internet. There are lots of things to do with lemon balm and I hope you enjoy your plant! Cap and tuck it away out of the sun. Subscribe to my newsletter to get my latest herbal projects, recipes & natural soap making ideas sent straight to your inbox once or twice per month. I usually mix with equal parts honey for better patient compliance. :). Which is better? To make: Beat an egg white with a tiny bit of water. If it’s a vodka tincture, then yes, you could do that. Please log in again. Allow to air dry and keep it on your skin as long as possible to help soothe the itchiness and inflammation. :), Wonderful! This lip balm recipe was designed especially for my son who developed cold sores triggered by sunshine when he was young. 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. To be safe though, I have to mention those types of things so that people won’t just willy-nilly take something at home, without stopping to think that herbs can be powerful – just as powerful as a medication – and should be researched well before use, especially if there’s a medical condition or pregnancy involved. How long do you let it steep for? (Honey should not be used with children under 1 year old.). I am not understanding the negative link of lemon balm and thyroid meds for hypothyroidism. If you are going to be using the butter for a party, wedding or other fancy occasion, you may consider using a fancy butter mold. Actually, it’s a breath of fresh air. (With all of these though – double check with your doc to make sure it won’t interfere with any prescriptions or other health issues.) 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. I especially like to toss a few fresh leaves into a salad or a bowl of mixed fresh fruit or use it in a vinaigrette for marinades and salads. I didn’t know that it was a perennial (not much of an herb person), but I will put into my flower garden. I have a lemon balm based bug spray recipe coming to the blog soon too! I was given a lemon balm plant this Spring by a girl who rides on the school bus that I drive. After logging in you can close it and return to this page. I have never used witch Hazel before but looking forward to trying a plant-based repellent. Oh dear…. All content © The Nerdy Farm Wife - All Rights Reserved. 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! I would give your doctor/nurse/midwife a call and see what they say. Prep and cook vegetables: Prep onion. Your post came just at the right time! I remember last year that I thought of several more mint ideas, I just never got around to trying them out. Let it sit at room temp for about an hour. How lucky to be growing things this time of year! Be sure to pick out a firm lemon. Make a lemon balm bug spray: I’ve tried a lot of homemade bug spray recipes and this is my favorite … Adding a dash of sweet marjoram gives a slight Mediterranean taste. Home canned goods for up to a year, like you should avoid it, so I don t. Have heaps of it stays green all winter here, but that ’ s sleep and it be... 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