Melissa Officinalis profile

Written by Maggie

Nov 26 2020

Melissa Officinalis profile

Melissa Officinalis is native to the Mediterranean coast and is found in Europe, Central Asia, North America, and Asia, mainly in France.

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Melissa Officinalis

Morphological characteristics of Melissa Officinalis

Melissa Officinalis is a perennial herb of the labiform family, resistant to cold, shade, drought, and pruning.The plant is about 50 centimeters high, the stems and leaves have the fragrance of carved brand soap, and the flower is in the shape of umbels with white labial flowers. The flowering period is from July to August. Bumbleweed is easy to propagate and can be seeded, cut and divided into plants to propagate.

Melissa Officinalis growth environment

Melissa Officinalis is resistant to low temperatures in winter and high temperatures in summer. It originated in Europe, the southern shore of the Mediterranean. It can be found in Europe, Central Asia, North America, Asia,  and the main origin is in France. 

Melissa Officinalis is heat resistant, cold resistant, drought resistant, water resistant, pruning resistant. It can withstand low temperatures below 0℃ in winter and high temperature above 30℃ in summer. The most suitable growth temperature is between 10 ℃ and 20℃. Trim before the start of winter, you can safely overwinter. Melissa Officinalis is easy to reproduce and can be seeded, cut, and separated for propagation.

Melissa Officinalis is strong by nature, and is more resistant to heat than other herbs, and has more moisture in the soil that doesn't rot.

Because of the good optical activity of seeds, no soil covering is needed after sowing, and the germination rate is about 50%. The cuttage is with a terminal bud 5 cm long for the material to cut 5 inserted in a clean medium is very easy to survive, about 2 ~ 3 weeks can be transplanted. But we must pay attention to the fragrant bee grass blade thin, must often water to maintain humidity and shading 50%, otherwise there is no time to have hair root cuttings have been dry dead. The law of plant division is the part of the plant stem that contacts the ground and grows root very easily.

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Melissa Officinalis main value

Promote digest

Melissa Officinalis has a fresh and sweet taste, suitable for cold and sweaty summer drinking, and can increase appetite, promote digestion. Melissa Officinalis is used as an alternative to lemon, Melissa Officinalis has the most appetitive and less acidic flavor of lemon, making it a good addition to a wide variety of dishes and desserts. It has lemon fragrance, and can remove headache, abdominal pain, toothache, pain relief effect, conditioning respiratory system diseases, stable mood;It also helps treat bronchitis and digestive diseases.

Absorption of harmful gas

Such as: formaldehyde, radon gas, benzene gas, ammonia gas, sulfur dioxide, as well as smoke, odor, carbon dioxide. Melissa Officinalis can fast release negative ions, disinfection and sterilization. 

Medicinal value

Efficacy: fresh as lemon, it can remove headache, abdominal pain and toothache. It also helps treat bronchitis and digestive diseases. Melissa Officinalis has a refreshing and sweet taste, suitable for drinking when you have a cold and in summer when you sweat. It can improve your appetite and digestion, and is suitable for both before and after meals.

Melissa Officinalis