Lemon Balm, Melissa
Lemon Balm is know to induce calmness and improve cognition. It is effective at reducing anxiety, and stress and also has memory enhancing properties. It can even be used as an ], [muscle relaxant.
- Origin Plant Based
- Source Itself
- Type Phytochemicals, Nootropic
Energy and mood are associated with several external and internal factors. Hormone release, brain chemical balance, nutrient metabolism, and several other elements alter the way the body and mind respond to daily activities. The compounds that benefit energy and mood are the ones that help in the balance of all these factors.
Stress can be understood as a situation in which the individual is physically or mentally overloaded, which can cause pain, tension and physical injury, as well as emotional fatigue, tiredness, reduced productivity and attention. The substances that help control stress act on hormonal regulation (for example, cortisol), on the circadian cycle and promote physical and mental relaxation.
Anxiety is the body's natural response to stress. It's a feeling of fear or apprehension about what's to come. It can be triggered by a specific situation and not last long - which is very common and ok - or it can be a generalized disorder (which is considered a illness) that can bring harm to everyday life and also cause other conditions like depression.
Relaxation is about the feeling of peace of mind and calmness. It may be induced by relaxing compounds (anti-stress) or a physical setting, such as light, smells, temperature, etc.
- Age Range Children (0-12), Teenagers (13-19), Adults (20-59), Seniors (>60)
- Toxicity There is no evidence of toxicity until now
- Side effects
Why be Careful
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