Lemon Verbena and Mint Tea

Recipe provided by Genius Kitchen


  • 10 -12 fresh lemon verbena leaves or 1 tablespoon dried lemon verbena
  • 3 -4 fresh mint leaves or 1 teaspoon  dried mint
  • 1 strip lemon peel(optional)
  • boiling water
  • sugar, to taste
  • lemon slice, to serve
  • lemon verbena and mint leaf, to garnish


  1. Put the fresh herbs (and lemon peel if using) into a warm teapot. Add the boiling water.
  2. Allow to infuse for 5 minutes and serve warm, with sugar to taste and a slice of lemon.
  3. To serve chilled, remove the mint and lemon verbena sprigs and refrigerate before serving with ice cubes and fresh sprigs of lemon verbena and mint.