Adding tea to lemon has various actual and claimed benefits. Lemon juice is high in vitamin C: and can be added either as the juice or as a slice to top.

A number of companies also sell lemon flavoured-tea (with fragments of dried peel in the tea).

Tea with lemon Recipe

Lemon teaEdit


Serves 6.

  • 1 tablespoon black tea leaves or 2 black tea bags
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1/3 cup caster sugar
  • 6 cups boiling water
  • lemon slices, optional, to serve


  1. Place tea leaves or bags, lemon, cinnamon and sugar in a large teapot or coffee plunger. Pour over boiling water and set aside for 5 minutes to steep.
  2. Strain or plunge tea and pour into cups or glasses. Add lemon slices, if using. Serve hot or iced.

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