Beautiful pleasing green leaves with mild uplifting lemon aroma - Member of the Mint family.
Wide usage as a medicinal herb since ancient times
Few leaves gathered fresh make an excellent tea/iced tea. Flavoring for home made ice cream.
Attracts beneficial insects, particularly bees who love the flowers! Repels Mosquitos. 'Melissa' means honeybees in Greek.
Essential oil extracted from the leaves is popular in Aroma therapy.