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Melissa – Essential Oils

Melissa Essential Oil has such a beautiful smell and is an incredibly powerful essential oil.  According the the Essential Oil Desk Reference by Essential Science Publishing, this essential oil is known to an anti-inflammatory, antiviral, relaxant and uplifting.  Historically, this oil has been used for nervous disorders and many different ailments dealing with the heart and emotions.

I find that this oil is very effective for using on horses.  The lemon smell is appealing to them and the anti-viral properties are very beneficial.

Anti-diabetic effects of lemon balm ( Melissa officinalis) essential oil on glucose- and lipid-regulating enzymes in type 2 diabetic mice.

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