Melissa Essential Oil

  • Botanical Name: Melissa officinalis
  • Alternative Names: Lemon Balm
  • Botanical Family: Lamiaceae
  • Primary Constituent: Geranial
  • Other Main Constituents: Neral, Germacrene, Caryophyllene
  • Distillation Method: Steam Distillation
  • Plant Part: Leaf Top

Antinociceptive and antihyperglycemic effects of Melissa officinalis essential oil in an experimental model of diabetes

Hasanein P, Riahi H Medical Principles and Practice: International Journal of the Kuwait University, Health Science Center, 2015 ABSTRACT: OBJECTIVE: The efficacy of oral administration of Melissa officinlias essential oil (MOEO) on hyperalgesia was investigated using the formalin test in streptozotocin (STZ)-induced diabetic rats. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Animals were divided into control, MOEO-treated control (0.01,… Read more »