• Has mild tranquilizing effect, which aids in falling asleep. Also has an anxiolytic effect • Does not cause substance dependency • Infusion can be used by pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers (relieves colic in infants) • Facilitates digestion, promotes the secretion of gastric juices and supports liver function • Antibacterial and antiviral (Melissa balm relieves the symptoms of herpes) • In folk medicine used to treat irregular periods • Soothes the symptoms of premenstrual synd