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Secret Ingredient Lemon Water Recipe!

I always order lemon water when I’m out to a restaurant. Now I’m showing you how to take that up a notch at home.

This great lemon water recipe is unique, delicious, and has some great added benefits thanks to the secret ingredient! Try all these great water recipes!

lemon water with a secret ingredient

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You will also want to give this kiwi lime infused water a try. It’s super simple and very delicious.

Why should I drink water?!? 

There are many reasons to try and drink more water! It is the main ingredient in our bodies afterall…But drinking water might be a challenge for you, I know it is for me!

Sometimes plain water is just not really what I am thirsty for, it feels a little plain at times! This Lemon Balm Water is a great way to get over that “plain water” hump.

Is this an easy to make drink recipe? 

Lemon balm water is easy to make, you can easily whip up a whole batch to keep in a pitcher in the fridge, and there are so many great benefits to drinking lemon balm water.

Over the last few months I’ve seen TONS of these water recipes pop up but none of them are quite like this one. This recipe contains some lemon balm leaves which give it an extra zing and loads of extra flavor and benefits!

Can I drink this water recipe while I workout? 

It’s the perfect addition to a workout routine or just a great way to encourage yourself to drink plenty of water on a daily basis! You can drink this delicious water recipe anytime you’d normally drink water or a sports drink. 

refreshing lemon water recipe for summer

What’s the secret ingredient in this lemon water recipe? 

It’s the lemon balm! It’s way more beneficial than just the plain old lemons and lime. The flavor is so unique and it has some potential added benefits. 

How is this different from just putting lemon in my water? 

We’re mixing it up on you and adding some lemon balm leaves. They add some flavor, and a lot of great benefits! You can certainly just add lemons to your water if you want but this is a great way to take your water to the next level 🙂 

How to make the Secret Ingredient Lemon Water:

This refreshing recipe combines the crispness of water with the vibrant flavors of citrus and herbs. Start by filling a pitcher with cool, clean water.

ingredients for lemon water including mint leaves, lime, lemon and lemon balm

Add in zesty lemon slices and tangy lime slices to infuse the water with their citrusy essence.

lemon and lime slices in a glass for making lemon water

To keep the drink wonderfully chilled, toss in a handful of ice cubes.

lemon water with ice in a glass

For an extra burst of flavor, sprinkle in some freshly minced lemon balm and mint leaves, which will release their aromatic oils and create a delightful herbal undertone.

mint garnished on top of glass with ice, lemon and lime slices

Stir everything together gently, allowing the flavors to mingle and the ice to cool the beverage to perfection.

With its invigorating combination of water, citrus slices, fragrant herbs, and ice, this recipe is an ideal thirst-quencher for any occasion. If you like the taste of citrus you need to try this lemon ginger turmeric shot for a quick immune boost!

best lemon water summer drink recipe

Benefits of lemon balm in your water:

Obviously I’m not a doctor and I don’t give any of these benefits of lemon balm water as medical suggestions or cures for any ailment.

These are all benefits that are possible from this combination of ingredients. Drinking this water is not meant to be a solution for medical problems and I can say for certain you will experience any or all of these benefits.

Instead, think of it this way: Aside from the fact lemon balm water is a delicious and refreshing drink for a hot day, these are some awesome possible benefits as a happy side effect after you have a glass 🙂

  • Calms the mind
  • May helps with restful sleep
  • May boost alertness
  • Powerful antioxidant

Do you have any other great recipes I should try? 

I sure do! Here are a couple of my favorites including some other drink recipes! 

Printable Secret Ingredient Lemon Water Recipe: 

Secret Ingredient Lemon Water

refreshing lemon water recipe for summer


  • Water
  • Lemon slices
  • Lime slices
  • Lemon Balm, minced
  • Mint Leaves, minced
  • Ice


  1. Alternate lemon and lime slices into a glass then fill with ice.
  2. Fill the glass with water.
  3. Add the minced mint leaves and stir.
  4. Serve and enjoy!

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