LEMON BALM , Melissa officinalis
A perennial plant up to 1 m high. It can be harvested in the first year of cultivation, in the following years it is harvested twice. Before developing the flowers, the plants should be cut and dried, then the leaves should be stripped off. Young shoots are used for seasoning salads, cottage cheese, soups, meat dishes, fish. Lemon balm is a popular herb, especially used to make teas and infusions. In herbal medicine it is believed that it has a beneficial effect on the nervous system, helping with insomnia. In addition, it has analgesic properties and is helpful in flatulence. Sowing seeds in March – April in boxes or on pallets under covers. At 20-25 ° C, emergence takes up to 4 weeks. Place them in a permanent place in the second half of May, at a distance of 40×40 cm. He likes a sunny position, fertile and well-cultivated soil.
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