Melissa is used for allergies, asthma, colds, colic, depression, dysentery, fevers, flatulence, indigestion, headaches, insomnia, hypertension, hysteria, menstrual problems, migraine, palpitations, panic attacks, nausea, nervous tension, shock, sterility (in women), tummy aches, vertigo and vomiting. Melissa is used to deal with death, fears of death, fears of others dying or even the death of an issue so you can move on. It gently gives people the security and comfort to be able to face the death whatever form they are dealing with.
Contra-indications: low blood pressure, prolonged use? The oil is obtained by distillation from the stems and leaves.