Lemon Leaves Tea

Lemon Leaves Tea

Lemon Leaves Tea Recipe

Recipe by Gennysser
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Lemon Leaves Tea Recipe

Course: DrinksCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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  • 1 cup 1 lemon leaves (crushed)

  • 2 cups 2 water (filtered or distilled)

  • 1 slice 1 lemon

  • 2 Tbsp 2 agave nectar or any honey of your choice (1 per serving)


  • Heat water with the leaves and the slice of lemon either in a stovetop pot or in a kettle to a boil.
  • Once the water is boiling, turn the heat off and let it stand for 3-4 minutes.
  • Strain the tea from the pot to a cup using a tea or coffee strainer.
  • Add honey and stir.
Lemon Leaves Tea

If you happen to have a lemon tree within your reach, try this lemon leaves tea recipe to boost your immune system and help you prevent and fight, colds and flu.

Tips for making your Lemon Leaves Tea

  • Make the tea right after pulling the leaves out of the tree.
  • Wash the leaves well, prior to making your recipe.
  • It is best to crush the leaves with your hands.

Benefits of Lemon Leaves Tea

Lemon Leaves tree
  • There is no doubt that lemon leaves on the lemon tree, have the same antibacterial properties as the fruit of the tree, while at the same time giving you some additional benefits such as helping you fight indigestion and alleviate digestion issues.
  • Lemon leaves helps with respiratory health.
  • Lemon leaves have anti-inflammatory effects, helping fight inflammation and bloating.

If you liked this lemon leaves tea recipe, I invite you to try my cozy tea recipe: Oregano Tea