Melissa, also known as lemon balm. Pleasant lemon flavor and refreshing taste adds culinary dishes refinement and originality. Melissa is a rich source of vitamin C and a number of trace elements, such as magnesium, zinc, selenium and others. Tea with lemon balm is an excellent antiviral and antibacterial agent. Its benefit for the treatment of colds and bronchopulmonary diseases is obvious. Melissa is used against headaches, light and restless sleep, and digestive tract disorders. Referred to as heart herb by some, it is effectively used for treating heart and blood vessels diseases; in addition, lemon balm lowers blood pressure. It is a good antiseptic and a wound-healing solution.