- 1 l water
- 1 kg sugar
- 30 g citric acid (pharmacy)
- 1 unwaxed lemon, washed and cut into slices
- 5 large handfuls of flowers (e.g. lemon balm, basil flowers, roses, etc.)
- 5 large handfuls of herbs (e.g. mint, verbena, dill, sage, etc.)
Bring the water and sugar to the boil. Remove from the heat and add all the other ingredients. Transfer to a sealed container and leave to infuse in the fridge for 3 days. Strain through a fine sieve, pour into clean, sterilized bottles and store in the fridge.