Lemon balm, or "lissa officinalis" is a herb belonging to the mint family that's been used for centuries to treat anxiety, sleep disorders, indigestion and wounds. Drinking lemon balm tea can have a calming effect and help to induce sleep.
Add loose tea (1 to 2 teaspoons per cup, 250ml) to a teapot, or infuser basket. Pour very hot water (not boiling) over the tea and let it infuse for up to 3 to 5 minutes. Strain leaves from the teapot before pouring. Add honey or a slice of lemon to taste. Enjoy!
Seek professional health advice if pregnant, lactating, suffering from a medical condition or taking medication before supplementing.