A cup of lemon balm tea with fresh lemon balm leaves in the background
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Uplifting Lemon Balm Tea Recipe

The lemon balm tea has a citrusy flavor with a minty undertone. You can offset its mild tart taste with a little honey. But, it is just as refreshing by itself. 
Cook Time5 mins
Steeping time10 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Tea
Cuisine: European
Keyword: Lemon Balm Tea
Appliance: Tea Strainer, Teapot, Kettle
Servings: 2 cups
Author: Paromita Datta


  • 2 tsp fresh lemon balm leaves or
  • 1 tsp dried lemon balm leaves
  • 2 cups water filtered
  • 1 tsp honey or sugar optional


  • Bring the water up to a boil in a small pot.
  • Place the lemon balm leaves in a mug and pour boiling water over them.
  • Allow the tea to steep for 5-10 minutes, depending on your desired strength.
  • Add sugar or honey, if desired, and then enjoy!
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