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Lemon Balm Soda


Lemon Balm

Lemon balm

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Try this refreshing herbal soda, the next time you are having a party! It taste crisp, light, and different from plain bottled pop. If you enjoy the flavor, substitute another favorite herb for the lemon balm.

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes


  • 1 Cup fresh lemon balm leaves
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 2 Quarts boiled water
  • 1 Quart carbonated water, or natural ginger ale


  • Steep lemon balm leaves in boiled water for 20 minutes.
  • Strain
  • Add honey
  • Cool to room temperature.
  • Before serving, add carbonated water and ice.

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