About Lemon Balm:
Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) is a lemon-scented member of the mint family. Native to Southern Europe, it is a perennial plant that develops many branches and grows to a height of about two feet. The leaves are 2 to 3 inches long, ranging from oval- to heart- shaped, shiny and wrinkled with scalloped edges. Small flowers, varying broadly in color, appear in late spring through midsummer.
Ingredients: 100% Organic Lemon Balm.
Soothing, earthy, lemon-mint flavor and aroma.
Every tea is different and can be brewed in different ways. The chart below is not a hard-and-fast guide for brewing this tea, but rather a place to get started. Steeping time may vary based on your personal taste or on how many infusions have already been done. Experiment with the brewing of your tea to discover its unique character.
|Water Temp °F (°C)||Steep Time (minutes)||Number of Infusions||Quantity of Leaf (tsp / 8oz water)|