Product Name: Lemon balm extract
Botanical Source: Melissa officinalis
CAS NO: 1180-71-8
Molecular Weight: 470.53
Molecular Formula: C26H30O8
Appearance: Yellowish-brown powder
Solubility: Soluble in organic solvents soluble ester, insoluble in water
Introduction of Lemon balm extract
Melissa Officinalis, also known as lemon balm, is a perennial herbaceous plant in the mint family Lamiaceae, native to south-central Europe, North Africa, the Mediterranean region and Central Asia. It is used for digestive problems, including upset stomach, bloating, intestinal gas (flatulence), vomiting, and colic; for pain, including menstrual cramps, headache and toothache; and for mental disorders, including hysteria and melancholia. It works as a mild sedative, and can be taken for anxiety, sleep problems and restlessness. Melissa officinalis is also used for Alzheimer's disease, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Graves' disease, swollen airways, rapid heartbeat due to nervousness, high blood pressure, sores, tumors and insect bites.
Function of Lemon balm extract
1. Lemon balm leaves extract has the function of mild sedative, stress (anxiety) reduction and appetite improvment.
2. Lemon balm leaves extract has the function modulate for mood and cognitive enhancement as well as sleep aid.
3. Lemon balm leaves extract has effect pain relief, including menstrual cramps, headache and toothache.4. Lemon balm leaves extract has the funtion of antioxidant and antitumor activity.
5. Lemon balm leaves extract has the function of antimicrobial, antiviral activity against a variety of viruses, including herpes simplex virus (HSV)
Application of Lemon balm extract
1.Applied in foods and beverages, lemon balm leaves extract is widely used for flavoring.
2.Applied in health care product field, lemon balm leaves extract is used for promoting sleep and improving appetite.
3.Applied in pharmaceutical field, lemon balm leaves extract is frequently used as mild sedative agent to regulate mood and significantly increase calmness and alertness.