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Herbal Peach Leaf Tea Recipe

A wonderful summer drink that can help lift your spirits! 
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Tea
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: Peach Leaf Tea, Peach Tea
Appliance: Tea Strainer
Servings: 2 cups
Author: Raksha Hegde

Ingredients

  • 1 handful peach leaves fresh or dried
  • 2 cups water filtered
  • honey optional

Instructions

  • Bring 2 cups of water to a boil in a saucepan. Remove from heat. 
  • Add 1 tablespoon of crushed and dried peach leaves. If you are using fresh peach leaves, make sure to clean it properly so that there is no mold or debris on it. 
  • Allow the mixture to steep for 5-7 minutes, depending on the strength you want. Strain the tea into cups. 
  • Add honey or natural sweetener, if desired. If you would like to have it cold, you can chill the drink and add a couple of ice cubes. Enjoy! 
    Two cocktail glasses filled with iced tea and garnished with mint leaves

Notes

You can also add a green tea or black tea bag if you want to add a different flavor to the drink.