how to make lemon balm tea with fresh leaves

how to make lemon balm tea with fresh leaves

How to Make Lemon Balm Tea with Fresh Leaves

Lemon balm is a fragrant herb in the mint family with a noticeably lemony scent and flavor. It can be used to make a deliciously fragrant and flavorful lemon balm tea. Here’s how you can make it with fresh leaves.


  • Fresh Lemon Balm Leaves
  • Water
  • Optional: Sugar and/or Honey, Milk or Cream, Lemon Slices


  1. Select the freshest lemon balm leaves. You can use both the leaves and the stems.
  2. Clean the lemon balm with a damp cloth, then chop it into small pieces.
  3. Bring one cup of water to a boil in a pot.
  4. Add the chopped lemon balm into the boiling water.
  5. Cover the pot and reduce the heat to low.
  6. Allow the tea to simmer for 5-7 minutes.
  7. Strain the tea through a fine mesh sieve into a cup.
  8. Add the optional ingredients (sugar, honey, milk, lemon).
  9. Enjoy your lemon balm tea!

Making lemon balm tea with fresh leaves is easy and will give you a fragrant and flavorful drink. Try it out and enjoy this wonderful and refreshing tea.


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