- 1 cup water
- 1 cup white sugar
- 1/4 cup fresh lemon verbena leaves
- Combine water, sugar, and lemon verbena leaves in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves. Simmer for 1 minute. Remove from heat and let syrup steep, about 30 minutes.
- Pour syrup into a sterilized glass jar through a mesh strainer to remove lemon verbena leaves; let cool.