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Helpful Tips for Growing Lemon Balm
Lemon balm is a first-choice herbal treatment for cold sores. It has antiviral properties that work to tame an outbreaks. Prepare lemon balm tea by brewing 2 to 4 tablespoons of the herb per cup of boiling water. Let it cool, then dot with a cotton ball on the cold sore several times a day.
~BERGAMOT Tea, also known as Oswego tea, has a pleasant orange flavor. Traditionally, Native Americans as well as settlers used bergamot tea as a tonic to treat fever, colds, coughs, nausea and sore throats. Additionally, the tea treats stomachaches, nosebleeds and insomnia and induces sweating, according to anecdotal reports. You can use the tea to make a poultice that treats headaches.