Origin: Derived from the perennial herbaceous plant called lemon balm, common balm, or balm mint
Also Known As:
[[3-(3,4-Dihydroxyphenyl)-1-oxo-2E-propenyl]oxy]-3,4-dihydroxy- benzenepropanoic acid
Overview: Lemon Balm Extract 5% rosmarinic acid is a compound derived from the lemon balm plant. It is a polyphenol, with antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial activities.
Research suggestS that the antioxidant activity of rosmarinic acid is stronger than that of vitamin E which helps prevent cell damage caused by free radicals.
- Preventing cellular damage caused by free radicals
- Reducing inflammation
- Fighting harmful microbes
- Preventing certain forms of chronic diseases
- Suppressing allergic response to pollen
- Reducing nasal congestion
- Potentially aiding symptoms of atopic dermatitis
Common Dosage: 200 to 300 mg per day