Lemongrass tea Recipe & How to prepare Lemongrass Tea
Lemongrass Tea is one of our more popular herbals. It’s been described as a full-bodied and creamy with a zesty kick, like biting into a sweet citrus fruit. Refreshing with pure lemon essence and a touch of bay leaf. Naturally caffeine free, our Lemongrass comes in a whole leaf available as loose leaf or in our premium pyramid bags, or fine cut in our standard tea bags.
Ingredients: Lemongrass & Bay Leaf
Dry Leaves: Small lemongrass stalks and bay leaf pieces.
Aroma: A softer and lighter citrus.
Color: Delicate yellow.
Flavor: Refreshing and clean with a lemony sweetness. An invigorating citrus indulgence.
There are many ways you can harness the flavor and aroma of lemongrass at home. Here are some of our favorite recipes featuring lemongrass. Enjoy!
Fresh Lemongrass Tea
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3 stalks fresh lemongrass
Raw sugar, honey or other sweetener
Twists of lemon (optional)
In a large teapot, combine the lemongrass with about 6 cups of rapidly boiling, fresh water. Cover the teapot with a thick towel and allow it to steep for 5 to 10 minutes, or until very aromatic. Strain the liquid into a teacup, sweeten and serve with a twist of lemon, if desired.
Lemongrass Bug Spray
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2 oz. distilled or boiled water
1 oz. witch hazel or vodka
30 drops lemongrass essential oil
25 drops peppermint essential oil
15 drops tea tree essential oil
1 teaspoon jojoba oil
Fill a clean 4 oz. spray bottle fill with the water. Add the witch hazel or vodka, then add about 50 to 75 total drops of your various essential oils. Shake well. Spray onto exposed skin and/or clothing, avoiding eyes and mucous membranes. Reapply every 2 hours, or as needed. Store in a dark bottle, away from heat or sunlight.