Basil Lemon Tea

By • July 7, 2010 1 Comments

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Author Notes: When my husband was in severe pain with kidney stones we whipped up this delicious and helpful drink. Very refreshing!JenniferFlood

Makes 8 oz

  • 1 bunch fresh basil
  • water
  • 1 lemon
  • honey
  1. Boil gently basil for about 15 minutes. If needed add water.
  2. Strain the basil liquid into a glass and add water to fill glass.
  3. Squeeze a lemon into the glass and add honey to taste. Enjoy hot or iced

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about 5 years ago AntoniaJames

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Sounds delish but I'm wondering . . . .how large a bunch of basil do you use for that 8 ounce glass of tea? Bunches come in all sizes, depending on the market, or what one has on one's plants. Can you estimate how many cups of loosely packed leaves you use for this? Thanks so much. ;o)