Calming Lemon Balm Tea

Did you know Lemon Balm, or Melissa officinalis, is in the mint family? You might not be surprised when you become more familiarized with its fresh, lemony, and hint of mint taste, and the herbal healing properties it possesses. 

Ingredients

Makes 48 ounces

1 cup lemon balm 

2 cups warm water

1 cup cold water

1/2 cup lime or lemon juice

1/2 cup honey

Lemon or lime slices

Directions

Pour boiling water over fresh lemon balm leaves

If you have a tea ball, you can pack the lemon balm in here. 

Let it steep for 5 minutes

Mix in honey and add lemon/lime

Strain into a warm tea cup.

~May be served hot, or cold over ice~

Health Benefits

Promotes digestive process

Eases abdominal cramping

Relaxes the muscles

Anxiety & stress reliever

Helps protect brain cells

Aids in thyroid regulation