Related to the mint family Lemon Balm may contain the most potent ability for repairing damage to the teeth and sinuses. It may remove viruses from the bloodstream, and support fast healing of mumps, cold sores, and herpes outbreaks where ever they appear. At first sign of herpes outbreak, consider taking frequent doses along with lemon juice or red wine vinegar in water, plus L-lysine to inhibit active growth. Lemon balm may stunt the growth of fungi and bacteria with both topical and internal applications. Lemon balm has been used for over 2,000 years to reduce fevers, calm digestion and spastic gas, relieve disorders of the nervous system, and to relax and calm emotions. It may be most effective for helping to fall asleep when nervous conditions prevail.