- Lemon BalmHerbal SupplementMoodSleepStress
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Top Lemon Balm Products* ❯View User Ratings* ❯*Affiliate LinksOVERVIEW: Lemon balm is an herb from the mint family that has traditionally been used for sedative, antibacterial, and memory-enhancing effects. It has been used in the traditional folk medicine of various cultures for centuries and proposed by some as an herbal "cure-all". READ MORE...USED FOR: Anxiety, Insomnia, Depression, Restlessness, ADHD, Digestive issues, Alzheimer's disease, Headache, Toothache, High blood pressure, Cramps, Graves' disease.MECHANISM: In various studies, the essential oils, acids, flavonoids, and other chemicals in lemon balm leaves have been shown to have sedative, antibacterial, antiviral, antidiabetic, antioxidant, cardiovascular, hormonal, and positive neurologic effects. READ MORE...DOSAGE: 1.5-4.5 g fresh herb several times daily; 2-6 mL extract three times daily. READ MORE...SIDE EFFECTS: Rated as Possibly Safe when used appropriately in the short-term. Generally well tolerated; side effects may include nausea, vomiting, dizziness, and wheezing. READ MORE...INTERACTIONS: Alcohol, Diabetes medication, Barbiturates (e.g. Phenobarbital), Central Nervous System (CNS) depressants/sedatives, Thyroid hormone. May interact with herb or supplements with blood sugar lowering effects, sedative properties, and thyroid-suppressing effects.RELATED SUPPLEMENTS: 5-HTP, L-Tryptophan, L-Tyrosine, L-Theanine, SAMe, Taurine, GABA, Melatonin, Inositol, Rhodiola Rosea, Ashwagandha, Valerian Root, Kava Kava, St. John's WortTop Lemon Balm Supplements
- Helps to support a positive mood
- Promotes healthy sleep patterns
- Alleviates stress and boosts relaxation
I am confused with dosage for anxiety. My capsules suggest 3 per day, 500 mg each, which is much more than this article suggests. Amounts suggested online are all over the place and I feel very unsure how much to try.
Thanks for your question. There is no guideline available on the optimal dosage of this supplement used. In this article, we report dosages used in scientific research, but your doctor might recommend a different dose depending on your needs. It is recommended to check with your doctor about how to use this product. Thanks!