Melissa, aromatic plant


Melissa Melissa officinalis

Perennial more or less hairy, very branched stem and odor


Leaves opposite, large, oval, pétiolées widely


Flowers whitish or pinkish lipped , grouped in whorls

in the axils of leaves.

Fruits tétrakènes housed at the bottom of the calyx.

Habitat edges of woods, hedges, nearby houses

Exhibition partial shade

height 60-80 cm

Harvest: young shoots and luminary s flower from March to October.