"Comforts the heart and driveth away melancholy and sadness,"
John Gerard (1545-1612)
"This herb is widely used to cure melancholy and diseases that are the result of finding ourselves in places and life situations we are not ready to accept."
Michael Tierra (from The Way of Herbs)
What wonderful herb is this that can solve many of our modem day problems and was equally well known by herbalists in the past? It is Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis), one of the most common and easy to grow herbs.