We are living in a highly competitive society with challenges to everyone – in the job as well as in private life. On the one hand our cognitive performance is the key to success. On the other hand stress and pressure need to be balanced. And sometimes we wish to enhance the power of our brain to manage this life successfully.

The good news: Bluenesse – an innovative, exclusive lemon balm extract, Melissa officinalis (L.) – supports your cognitive health. It has an immediate effect on mental focus, concentration, memory, positive mood, and improves the ability to cope with stress. It is scientifically proven, IP protected, and frequently used in food supplements.

In vitro and human studies demonstrated that Bluenesse® combines the traditional calming and mood enhancing effects with beneficial effects to support cognitive performance, particularly focus, alertness and memory.

Bluenesse helps to support:*

    • Mental focus / concentration / memory
    • A calm, positive mood
    • The ability to cope with occasional stress

Human study results confirm:

Bluenesse is able to support cognitive health. In several double blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, parallel design human studies, 25 healthy people, were administered food formulations containing 300 mg proprietary Melissa officinalis extract. Results demonstrated that Bluenesse is able to support performance, alertness, concentration, mental focus, and working memory. In addition it provides a calm and positive mood and improves the ability to cope with occasional stress. Effects are created within one hour of intake and are still measurable after three hours.

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Related scientific publications

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Anti-Stress Effects of Lemon Balm-Containing Foods

Scholey et al. Nutrients 2014, 6, 4805-4821; doi:10.3390/nu6114805

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Investigation of a Melissa officinalis special extract on Cognition I. In vitro study on muscarinic properties

Buchwald-Werner et al. Agro FOOD Industry Hi Tech – vol 26(1) – January/February 2015

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Appearance Beige-brown powder with a characteristic odor
Loss on drying ≤ 5.0 %
Solubility Freely soluble in 100 g / L in water
Particle size 100 % < 500 µm >80 % < 300 µm
Bulk density 0.40 - 0.65 g / ml
Tapped density 0.52 - 0.85 g / ml
pH 4.8 - 5.5 10 % water solution
Rosmarinic Acid ≥ 6%
Muscarinic M1 receptor affinity yes
Foreign matter not detected
Pesticides (EC) No 396/2005 complies
Heavy metals (EC) No 1881/2006 complies
Microbiology: Ph. Eur. 7ed Cat. 5.1.4 complies


Bluenesse® – Science & Application

Bluenesse, the proprietary Melissa officinalis extract, is standardized on more than 6% rosmarinic acid and muscarinic M1 receptor affinity. Bluenesse uniquely balances the concentration of neurotransmitter, such as GABA or Dopamine, which are important for a healthy brain function. In vitro and human studies confirmed that Bluenesse supports cognitive performance, improving alertness, concentration, mental focus, and working memory. In addition it provides a calm and positive mood and improves the ability to cope with occasional stress.

Bluenesse is a high quality, sustainable, IP protected, natural ingredient, approved to be used in food supplements, foods and beverages. It is a water soluble fine beige – brown powder with a recommended daily dosage of 300 mg.

Bluenesse® – Origin & Production

Bluenesse is obtained by water extraction out of a special breeding line of Melissa officinalis (L.) leaves, an annual edible herb native to Europe, belonging to the family Lamiaceae. Each batch undergoes bioassay-guided efficacy testing to confirm cognitive effects – this is a new dimension of quality control, which differentiates Bluenesse from all other generic lemon balm extracts.

Vital Solutions‘ research and extensive know-how in natural products enabled them to identify a special lemon balm breeding line supporting cognitive effects. Bluenesse’s modern, state of the art production facility and GMP compliant production conditions ensure reproducible quality of the products. Bluenesse complies with highest quality and traceability standards, completed by phytochemical characterization and stability data.

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Bluenesse® supports concepts for:*

Cognitive health
– high performance at work or at school

– to work hard & to relax and de-stress

To cope with stress
– to reduce cortisol & enable a health metabolism

Ease your mind to sleep well
– to reduce nervous tension and to focus

* These statements have not been evaluated by FDA and EFSA. The product is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease.