Bee Balm Iced Tea Recipe

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Bee Balm Iced Tea

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@Celestina9000

OfftheGridNews.com Warning: those individuals with thyroid problems or who are pregnant should not consume bee balm. The taste is unusual (yes, I liked it!) and you will definitely need to sweeten the tea to find that happy median. A simple syrup would work out well for this tea.


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Serves:
Yield: 4 cups (32 ounces)
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1/4 c
fresh bee balm leaves and flowers
1 qt
boiling water
honey, etc., to sweeten

Step-By-Step

1Place fresh bee balm leaves and flowers in a teapot or glass bowl.

2Pour boiling water over the leaves and flowers.

3Cover and steep until cool – about 1 hour. Strain and discard leaves and flowers. Chill and serve over ice cubes. Sweeten as desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Drinks
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian