The tea arrived in a large, clear, glass teapot, filled with green leaves and hot water.After we finished it, my curiosity got the best of me and I started fishing out the leaves from the pot, wondering what was in this tea anyway?Our server noticed this odd behavior and quickly came to the table offering to provide us with fresh leaves. .
Lemon Verbena: From Sorbet to Soap
''People are definitely drawn to it,'' said Mina Binder, an owner of Binder Farms of Sayville, N.Y., which sells potted herbs at the Union Square Greenmarket.In Portugal, Achilles Brito, a soap-making company, uses lemon verbena from Grasse, in southeast France, to make hand-milled aged soaps.A fresh bunch of the herb, often available in markets in California and the Northwest, is not so easy to find on the East Coast, although potted plants can sometimes be found at farmers' markets in the summer. .
Lemon Verbena Mint Detox Tea Recipe
Lunch gets a bad rap: Breakfast holds the title for most important meal of the day, and we pull out all the stops for dinner. .
LEMON VERBENA: Overview, Uses, Side Effects, Precautions
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Uses for Lemon Verbena
Tea Lemon verbena tea is a refreshing, lemony drink, just as flavorful served iced or steaming hot.Make the tea by adding fresh or dried lemon verbena leaves to a ceramic or glass teapot or filled with boiling water.To make iced tea, chill the tea and pour it over ice cubes.Lemon verbena also adds zest to chicken, fish, poultry, soups, stews and salads, as well as stir fries and other Asian dishes. .