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Sage-Lemon Tea

Yes, you can make your own sage tea! Sage has many health benefits and one of the best—and easiest—ways to reap those benefits is by drinking sage tea. You can use many varieties of sage to make this tea, including common sage, pineapple sage, golden sage, and tricolor sage. However, be sure to use sage that has not been treated with pesticides. The beauty of having your own sage garden is that you know exactly how it’s been grown! Once brewed, this tea can be enjoyed hot or iced.

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Sage-Lemon Tea

Sage-Lemon Tea

Yes, you can make your own sage tea! Sage has many health benefits and one of the best—and easiest—ways to reap those benefits is by drinking sage tea. You can use many varieties of sage to make this tea, including common sage, pineapple sage, golden sage, and tricolor sage. However, be sure to use sage that has not been treated with pesticides. The beauty of having your own sage garden is that you know exactly how it’s been grown! Once brewed, this tea can be enjoyed hot or iced.

  • Author: Norann Oleson
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 3 to 4 1x
  • Category: Beverages

Ingredients

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  • 4 cups water
  • 1/2 ounce fresh sage leaves (about 45 leaves)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Bring the water to a boil in a medium pot.
  2. Turn the water down to a simmer and add the rest of the ingredients.
  3. Allow to steep 20 to 30 minutes (to taste), stirring occasionally.
  4. Strain out the leaves and lemon zest. Serve hot or let cool and serve iced.

Have you tried this recipe? It’s so easy and good for you—please tell us how it turned out for you.

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