lemon balm


lemon balm

noun

Definition of LEMON BALM

:  a bushy perennial European mint (Melissa officinalis) often cultivated for its lemon-scented leaves; also :  its leaves

First Known Use of LEMON BALM

1864

lemon balm

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LEMON BALM

: a bushy perennial Old World mint of the genus Melissa (M. officinalis) often cultivated for its fragrant lemon-flavored leaves and tops that have been used to make a diaphoretic tea

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