How to Make Lemon Balm Tea
Lemon balm tea is an herbal drink known for its calming and refreshing effects. It is made from the leaves of the lemon balm plant, a perennial herb that belongs to the mint family. For thousands of years, lemon balm has been used in traditional medicine to help with a variety of ailments, including digestive problems, nausea and insomnia.
- 1 teaspoon of dried Lemon Balm leaves
- 1 cup of hot water
- Honey or other sweetener, for taste (Optional)
- Put the dried Lemon Balm leaves in a tea infuser or filter bag.
- Pour 1 cup of hot water over the tea bag or infuser.
- Allow the tea to steep for 3-5 minutes.
- Remove the tea bag or infuser.
- Enjoy your lemon balm tea plain or with a sweetener such as honey.
Note: If you are using fresh lemon balm, you may want to steep the leaves for 5-7 minutes. Depending on your personal taste, you can steep the leaves for longer or shorter.
Benefits of Lemon Balm Tea:
- It contains antioxidants which can protect cells from damage caused by free radicals.
- It may help to reduce stress and anxiety.
- It has calming effects that may help to improve sleep.
- It can help to soothe an upset stomach.
Lemon balm tea is an interesting and tasty drink that has many health benefits. You can find dried or fresh leaves of lemon balm in many health food stores and make your own at home. Enjoy your tea and reap the benefits of this amazing herb!