I think many of us would jump at the chance to feel more slim, fit and fab with minimal effort. But how many of us would willingly not only sign up, but pay for, an uncomfortable tummy, diarrhoea and cramping? Yeah, not so many.
Melissa oficinalis, a definite favourite herb of ours, is known for its lemony aroma and taste, originating from the volatile oil it contains. A perennial herb, it grows indigenously in the Eastern Mediterranean and Western Asia, but is cultivated the world over.