lemon balm extract

lemon balm extract

Extract of Melissa officinalis that is said to increase the activity of ACETYCHOLINE and improve memory both in healthy people and in those with ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE. The effect of the extract is claimed to be comparable to that of some drugs licensed for use in the disease. Lemon balm extract can also be obtained from the sagebrush Salvia officinalis . Interestingly, the name Salvia derives from a Latin term for good health.
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In a study (a parallel group, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial), involving aged patients (from 65 to 80 years of age) suffering from mild-moderate AD, 60 drops/day of lemon balm extract were administered.
Weidner with coauthors evaluated the effect of ethanolic lemon balm extract on HT-29 and T84 human colon carcinoma cells.
Lemon balm extract is known for its ability to preserve foods, particularly meats, from oxidant stress that induces spoilage.
In one study, researchers gave 18 subjects either a 300 mg standardized lemon balm extract, a 600 mg standardized lemon balm extract, or a placebo for seven days.
Lemon balm tea has long been known for its calming properties, and now supplements of lemon balm extract are sold under the name Cyracos.
Lemon balm extract causes potent antihyperglycemic and antihyperlipidemic effects in insulin-resistant obese mice.
Methods: Antitumor effects of lemon balm extract (LBE) were investigated in HT- 29 and T84 human colon carcinoma cells.
The new extract extends the existing Origanox[TM] product line, which comprises Origanox[TM] WS (oregano extract) and Origanox[TM] WS-LB (lemon balm extract), both of which have been used successfully by companies around the globe for many years.
Combine this with a balm that contains lemon balm extract or oil.
WILD is also introducing a product concept in line with the proven health benefits of plant extracts with its "Mental Energy Drink." A standardized lemon balm extract combined with Fruit Up, the natural fruit sweetener from WILD, is the definitive functional ingredient in WILD's "Mental Energy Drink." The generous dose of the extract has a stimulating effect, and the "Mental Energy Drink" increases alertness and boosts performance and cognitive abilities, particularly in stressful situations.
Two studies conducted at the University of Northumbria in England found that a standardized lemon balm extract improved participants' moods, with no decrease in mental alertness at certain dosage levels.
To analyze lemon balm extract 145 mg of pulverized tablets were suspended in 50 ml ethanol 60%, sonicated for 10 min and centrifuged for 10 min at 3590 xg.