Lemon Verbena & Lemon Syrup Recipe

This recipe is a delicious, quick and easy syrup that can be made into a non-alcoholic drink with the addition of soda water or created as an alcoholic beverage with the addition of both soda water and gin or vodka.


  • 175ml lemon juice (from approximately 2 large Meyer lemons)
  • 1 heaped tablespoon of lemon verbena whole leaf tea
  • 1 cup of sugar



  1. Add all ingredients to a small saucepan and bring to a simmer.
  2. Simmer for 5-10 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  4. Strain into a sterilised bottle and store in the refrigerator for up to one week.

If you live in New Zealand, visit our website: www.NewZealandHerbalBrew.co.nz to purchase certified organic herbal teas and see more herbal recipes: https://newzealandherbalbrew.co.nz/lemon-verbena-lemon-syrup/

To purchase lemon verbena tea: https://newzealandherbalbrew.co.nz/product/lemon-verbena-whole-leaf-tea/



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