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Yesterday I blogged a little bit about my new obsession...Essential Oils. But another thing I have been into lately is herbs and using them in body care type situations. My mother has an INSANE amount of Lemon Balm all around her property and I grabbed a few clumps and replanted them on our Roof Top garden and now we have 4 containers of Lemon Balm.
If you are over run by Lemon Balm like we are - perhaps there are a few things you can tinker with in this post today.
One thing you can do with it is to make a paste for acne and/or blemishes. Take a look at this post I did for The Raw Food World RECIPE Section. It's Lemon Balm Blemish Paste.
Another thing you can do that is SUPER EASY is Lemon Balm Hair Rinse.
Of course you could always 'brew it up' for a nice tea/tisane, add it to your dishes for flavor and garnish, and boil it in your kitchen to naturally diminish kitchen odors. What are some of the things YOU have done with Lemon Balm?
I have never used lemon balm! I don't know if I've ever seen it. Noe I want to find some!ReplyDelete
It smells lovely! Just like lemon!Delete
I think I have this volunteering in my garden. I haven't used it though. I love trying DIY body care stuff---I'm going to check out the hair rinse.ReplyDelete
Let me know what you think!Delete
Great inspiration for lemon balm, I've never worked with the fresh stuff.ReplyDelete
It seems to be EVERY WHERE I look lately! LOLDelete
How wonderful that you have planted lemon balm in your roof top garden and now have 4 containers of them! Thanks for sharing your healthy Lemon Balm Blemish Paste and Lemon Balm Hair Rinse with us on the Healthy Happy Green and Natural Party Blog Hop. I'm pinning and sharing.ReplyDelete
It's spreads easily and with little to no maintenance that's for sure!Delete
Thank you for these suggestions. I bought two plants last year and they are growing like crazy! I've used it in tea and cooking. I can't wait to try the hair rinse!ReplyDelete
Thanks so much for sharing your Lemon Balm Adventures! i'm so glad you are having success growing it as well :)Delete