Lemon Balm Extract/ Melissa officinalis /Rosmarinic Acid Botanical Name:Melissa officinalis (a member of the mint family) Common Names: Balm, Balm Mint, Bee Balm, Blue Balm, Cure-all, Honey Plant, Melissa, Melisse, Scholars Herb, Sweet Balm Active ingredient:Rosmarinic acid 3%-5% by HPLC , a powerful antioxidant Function: Antidepressant, antispasmodic, antiviral ,carminative, diaphoretic, emmenagogue, febrifuge, hypotensive, nervine, sedative. It helps to reduce excessive blood pressure.It has a calming and regulation effect on the menstrual cycle and is often prescribed for the ease of menstrual cramps and alleviation of scanty menstruation . It is also used as a calmative for many digestion difficulties ,including flatulence. It has good antiviral and anti-histamine properties. Recent stuies have also confirmed the age old belief that Lemon Balm can help mental function and memory. It used to help treating insomnia , palpitation,anxiety, menopause hot flashes;migraines, hypertension,over-active thyroid; eczema, fevers ,sore throat and etc.