Lemon Verbena Leaves After Steeping in album tea

In Albums: tea herbs

Wet lemon verbena leaves, dark green, somewhat tough looking, after being steeped as an herbal tea

Aug 10th, 2011, by Alex Zorach

This photo shows lemon verbena leaves after they have been repeatedly steeped for herbal tea. I made a total of seven infusions, adding up to about 8-10 minutes of total steeping, before making this photograph.

I steeped the lemon verbena in a gaiwan, a Chinese lidded bowl usually used for brewing tea, which is pictured in an earlier photograph, and wrote about the experience in a blog post, Lemon Verbena: Multiple Infusions in a Gaiwan.