Lemon Balm is a great tasting herb children love, and is particularly useful in calming hyperactive children. As a carminative, it has great mind calming abilities, but keeps the mind alert along with enhancing mood, memory and problem solving. Its antispasmodic properties are useful for treating colic, flatulence and soothing the effects of indigestion. It is known to be effective in treating insomnia and promotes a good night’s sleep. As a diaphoretic, it is useful in breaking fevers during bouts of cold and flu. Lemon balm has many culinary uses and can be added to soups, salads, sauces, cooked poultry and fish.