Best LEMON VERBENA Tea Recipe | Step By Step Instructions - DIY Craft Club


Best LEMON VERBENA Tea Recipe | Step By Step Instructions

Lemon Verbena Tea

A walk through the garden was all it took to get inspired to make the best lemon verbena tea recipe. If you love to sip on herbal tea then you are going to fall in love with lemon verbena tea.

Lemon verbena is one of those herbs that we love to grow in our gardens because there are so many ways to use it. With its delicate lemony essence, it's a perfect fit for those who love herbal teas with a light flavor.

Lemon verbena has a delightful lemon aroma that makes the best hot tea and iced tea too. So you can enjoy it on cool nights and on hot summer days.

best lemon verbena tea recipe

There are many ways that you can make lemon verbena tea, and our favorite is to add a little bit of honey. This really brings the lemon verbena tea flavor together. As with all herbal teas, you can make it as strong or light as you like. So consider this recipe a guide because you can play around with different flavor levels.

lemon verbena tea recipe



  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon verbena 
  • 1 cup of hot water
  • 1 tsp honey


Step 1: Wash your fresh lemon verbena.

Step 2: Gently bruise the lemon verbena to release the oils. You can put them onto a cutting board and gently bruise them with a spoon.

Step 3: Put the lemon verbena into your tea cup. If you like strained herbal teas then use a tea strainer. If you don't have a tea strainer, we have found some for you here on Amazon.

Step 4: Gently pour the hot water onto the leaves and let steep for 5-7 minutes.

Step 5: Add 1 tsp honey.



Step 1: Wash your fresh lemon verbena.

Step 2: In a saucepan, put 6 cups of water on to heat up. Bring the water to a gentle simmer.

Step 3: Gently bruise at least three cups of fresh lemon verbena to release the oils. You can put the leaves onto a cutting board and gently bruise them with a spoon.

Step 4: Add the fresh lemon verbena leaves to the hot water and let it gently simmer for 5-7 minutes.

Step 5: Remove from heat and strain.

Step 6: Add 5 tsp honey.


lemon verbena tea recipe

lemon verbena tea recipe

Can I Make Iced Lemon Verbena Tea?

Yes, you can make lemon verbena tea into iced tea. It is one of the most refreshing iced teas that you can make. Use the above large batch lemon verbena recipe to make iced lemon verbena tea. Adjust the amount of lemon verbena leaves for your taste if you like a lighter or stronger flavor.

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