Basil Lemon Tea

By JenniferFlood
July 7, 2010
1 Comments
Basil Lemon Tea


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

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch fresh basil
  • water
  • 1 lemon
  • honey

Directions

  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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1 Comment

AntoniaJames July 7, 2010
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)