Melissa or Lemon Balm Oil (aromatherapy)

Melissa Officinalis is a small plant of the genus labiatae, and it has been known for hundreds, probably thousands of years in central and southern Europe. The local name for the plant in many countries is “heart’s delight”, and infusions of the dried herb were supposed to cure heart diseases, melancolia, etc.

Arctander, Steffen . Perfume and Flavor Materials of Natural Origin (p. 479).