Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A garden-herb, Melissa officinalis. See balm, 7, and Melissa.

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Examples

  • Several small studies have found that lavender and lemon-balm oils can reduce anxiety and agitation, at least among intensive-care and dementia patients.

    Safety tips for essential oils

  • Now her preparations paid off; it didn't take long for her to mix those four ingredients, chamomile, and lemon-balm tinctures, plus the honey, for cough syrup.

    Owlsight

  • While the vallied garden of our old neighbors was sweet with blossoms, my mother's garden bore a still fresher fragrance -- that of green growing things; of "posies," lemon-balm, rose geranium, mint, and sage.

    Home Life in Colonial Days

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  • " She rinsed her hands in lemon-balm water to remove the vinegar smell and any lingering trace of wormwood - poison, if ingested - and dried them on a clean rag.

    Owlsight

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