how to make tea from lemon balm

how to make tea from lemon balm

How To Make Tea from Lemon Balm

Lemon Balm is a fragrant herb in the mint family that is typically used to make tea. This herb is known for its calming effects and can easily be made into a hot or cold beverage. Here is how to make tea from Lemon Balm in five simple steps.

Things You Will Need

  • 1 tsp of fresh lemon balm leaves (chopped)
  • boiling water
  • Honey or sugar (optional)


  1. Rinse and Chop the Leaves: Begin by rinsing off the lemon balm leaves with cold water. Then, chop them into small pieces using a sharp knife. Make sure to remove any stems from the leaves.
  2. Add Them To Boiling Water: Put the chopped lemon balm leaves in a mug or teapot and pour in the boiling water. Let it steep for 5-10 minutes, depending on how strong of a flavor you prefer.
  3. Strain the Tea: Strain the lemon balm tea into a cup and discard the leaves.
  4. Add Sweeteners: You can add honey or sugar to the lemon balm tea if desired.
  5. Enjoy: Last but not least, enjoy your freshly brewed lemon balm tea!


  • Use 1 teaspoon of fresh lemon balm leaves for every 8 ounces of water.
  • Drink lemon balm tea to reduce anxiety and help with sleep.
  • You can also make iced lemon balm tea by refrigerating the brewed tea for at least 4 hours.


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