Lemon Balm Organic Herbal Ointment /Salve
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Cloverleaf Farm's Organic Lemon Balm Ointment cools and soothes irritated or inflamed skin. It can be used on cuts, scrapes, wounds, and even insect bites. With it's wonderful anti-viral, anti-septic and anti-inflammatory herbal properties, Lemon Balm is a natural way to help heal herpes, cold sores, and other viral skin conditions. Lemon Balm can also be used on shingles and chicken pox sores to help them heal more quickly.
Lemon Balm's botanical name, Melissa officinalis is derived from melissa which is the Greek word for honey bee.
Scientific studies show that the tannins include polyphenols. It is the polyphenols and citral in Lemon Balm herb gives it's antiviral properties.
Our Organic Lemon Balm ointment contains a base of almond and apricot oil, cold pressed for 6 weeks. This allows the oil to absorb all the herbal medicinal properties of the lemon balm. We then add beeswax and scent it with 100 % pure organic lemon essential oil as a preservative.
For best results dab onto affected area 3-4 times a day. Be sure to wash hands before applications. If using on herpes cold sores, be sure not to put your fingers back into the container after applying. This may contaminate the rest of the container.
Which Lemon Balm Product Should I Use?
This lemon balm salve is excellent for regular and general use. It is our most popular lemon balm product. For more serious outbreaks, use our Melissa Cream or the even stronger Herpes Healing Salve. Many order the lemon balm product on this page for regular use and one of the stronger blends for occasional use when cold sores/outbreaks are at their worst.
Our lemon balm ointment, when used regularly, can help prevent future outbreaks. It's a perfect "maintenance" salve.
Caution: Lemon balm should be avoided by those on thyroid medication as it is believed that the herb inhibits the absorption of this medicine. Use our Lemon Balm Free formula instead.