Honey Lemon Tea

honey lemon tea in a clear cup on a white plate.

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Homemade Honey Lemon Tea is the perfect way to warm up. This drink is soothing, comforting, and so easy to make. You just need 3 ingredients and not even 5 minutes to make it.


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  • 1-2 tablespoons honey (local or raw is best)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup water


  1. In a mug, stir together honey and lemon juice
  2. Next, heat 1 cup of water to about 95 degrees F
  3. Pour the warm water into the mug and stir until honey is dissolved
  4. Sip and enjoy!


  • Adjust honey amount to taste
  • Fresh lemon juice is better than bottled
  • Don't heat honey over 98 degrees or it loses many of its benefits
  • Double or triple the recipe if needed
  • Calories listed below are for 1 tablespoon of honey