Palestinian Melissa


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Sale priceDhs. 45.00

Description

Melissa, also known as lemon balm, is a fragrant and versatile herb that belongs to the mint family, Lamiaceae. It's renowned for its lemony scent and mild citrus flavor, which adds a refreshing touch to various culinary dishes, beverages, and herbal remedies. Here's a closer look at this delightful herb:

Characteristics:

  • Appearance: Melissa has bright green, oval-shaped leaves with serrated edges. It typically grows in bushy clumps and can reach a height of around two feet.
  • Aroma: The leaves of the Melissa plant emit a pleasant lemon scent when crushed or bruised, hence its common name, lemon balm.
  • Flavor: Melissa imparts a subtle lemon flavor with hints of mint and sweetness, making it a versatile herb in both savory and sweet dishes.

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