Lemon Balm Tea Recipe

Staff Writer
Lemon Balm Tea Recipe
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Derived from dried lemon balm leaves, the aromatic scent of this plant provides a sense of calmness and the citrus oils further lower blood pressure, especially when under stress.

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Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon lemon balm
  • honey to taste
  • 1 Cup water

Directions

Pour 1 cup of almost-boiling water over the dried lemon balm leaves. Cover and steep for 15 minutes and strain. Add honey to taste. This is particularly good iced, and you can also add mint or basil to enhance the flavors.

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