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Lemon balm is sovereign to aid skin care in case of rashes. Latin name: Melissa officinale Family: Lamiaceae Part of the plant used: leaves Appearance: Greenish Packaging: Canada For well-being and health Antimicrobial, antispasmodic, antiviral, calming, tonic Indications Skin rashes, oral herpes, neuralgia, muscle and joint pain Cosmetics Soothing bath, after-bath oil, ointment, mosquito repellent sachets, potpourri, grass pillows How to use Dosage: Up to 100% Solubility: Insoluble in water, insoluble in oil. How to make your macerate for your cosmetics: The oily macerate Place the quantity of dried lemon balm leaves you want in a Mason jar and cover with a vegetable oil of your choice. Close the jar and leave to macerate in the dark for at least 12 weeks, shaking occasionally. Filter using a coffee filter or cheesecloth and collect the liquid which you can then keep in a previously disinfected airtight container, such as a 500 ml amber glass bottle. Then use in the oily phase of your preparations. This product is stable and can be stored for several months away from light and heat. Storage Store in an airtight container and close the lid tightly after each use. Store in a cool, dry place away from moisture and light. Can be stored for up to 2 years in optimal conditions when dried, 24 hours in infusion/decoction, 6 to 7 years in oil if the plants are dried beforehand, while fresh plants in oil have a shelf life shorter life, 1 to 2 years. Mother tinctures in alcohol can be kept for 7 to 10 years and medicinal vinegars for 5 to 7 years if the acetic acid level is 8% or 9%, but between 6 months and 3 years if the acetic acid level is only 5%. Maceration in glycerin can be kept for 1 to 2 years. Precautions Keep out of the reach of children and not recommended for children under 4 years old Observe recommended dosages For external use only May increase the sedative effect of certain medications I recommend that you consult a qualified healthcare professional before using herbal products, especially if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or taking any medication.

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SKU: H0067
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