Old Fashioned Lemon Balm Lemonade: 4 LEMONS • 1/2 c fresh LEMON BALM leaves • 1/2 cup Sugar (or STEVIA or Honey, to taste) • 2/3 c boiling WATER • 2 1/2 c cold WATER • 2-3 fresh sprigs LEMON BALM, as garnish
Lemon Balm Pesto / for the pesto: 2 cups fresh lemon balm leaves 1 cup fresh parsley leaves 2 cloves garlic 1/4 cup raw cashews, soaked 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup nutritional yeast juice of 1 lemon salt and pepper to taste
Try this effective DIY lip balm recipe next time a cold sore comes around! It features lemon balm - a potent antiviral that's been shown in studies to improve cold sore symptoms & shorten the duration of time to heal.
Lemon Balm Bug Spray. Stuff a glass jar full of lemon balm. Cover with witch hazel and let sit for 2 weeks. Strain off herbs, then add equal parts of each: citronella, lemongrass, and basil essential oils.