Posted by: White Cranes | November 4, 2012

500 LEMON BALM SEEDS Melissa officinialis Attracts BEES&BUTTERFLIES citronellal

~ ~ ~ WE OFFER BOTH PKT. & BULK SIZES ~ ~ ~ Lemon Balm Quedlinburger Niederliegende (Melissa officinialis) Improved Lemon Balm with high essential oil content. The leaves have a gentle lemon scent, related to mint. During summer, small white flowers full of nectar appear. These attract bees, hence the genus name Melissa (Greek for ‘honey bee’). Its flavour comes from citronellal(24%), geranial (16%), linalyl acetate (12%) and caryophyllene (12%). Sweet lemon-mint scent. Fresh leaves for tea

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