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How to Grow and Harvest Lemon Balm

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Nov 8, 2020 • 3 min read

Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis), a perennial herb and member of the mint family (Lamiaceae), is a fragrant, essential addition to any herb garden. The flavorful herb adds a punch of flavor to herbal teas, baked goods, salad dressings, and even ice cream.