We prepare our Lemon Balm extract from the fresh herb of Melissa officinalis plants. We grow the herb on our own farms in southern Oregon. Then we extract Lemon Balm fresh. The herb is extracted in small batches with Certified Organic cane alcohol for potency and to maintain the balance of phytochemicals as they exist in the plant. We assure herb identity via macroscopic and organoleptic analysis, then confirm it through methods such as HPTLC fingerprinting specific to each herb. The formula is easily dispensed, taken in liquid form and added to water or other liquid. Herb Pharm Lemon Balm extract works with the body’s natural mechanisms to support the nervous system*. Herb Pharm prepares Lemon Balm from the shade-dried herb of Melissa officinalis plants which are Certified Organically Grown on the company's own farm. Lemon Balm is gentle enough to use with children, is easily dosed and taken in liquid form. It may be added to water or other liquid for taste and is easily absorbed into the bloodstream. Lemon Balm is very lemony, very slightly sour and bitter. Herb Pharm never uses synthetic solvents. The company's farm is Certified Organic, Bee Friendly, and Salmon Safe. Herb Pharm is the #1 selling liquid herbal extract brand in US Natural Food (SPINS). Herb Pharm is a company of herbalists, scientists, and farmers in GMO-free Josephine County, OR. There, they have been cultivating herbs with care, precision, and respect for nature since 1979. * This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Caution - Keep Out of the Reach of Children, Store away from heat & light Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from heat and light.This product is labelled to United States standards and may differ from similar products sold elsewhere in its ingredients, labeling and allergen warningsLemon Balm, Distilled Water, Organic Vegetable GlycerinStatements regarding dietary supplements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or health condition.