Lavender Peach Iced Tea (Herbal and Caffeine-Free)

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Iced tea is the perfect drink to sip on during the hot summer months. This variation on peach iced tea is both good for you and refreshing. So let the kids loose in the backyard, make a pitcher of tea for yourself, and take a few minutes to relax on the patio!

Lavender: A Lovely Little Flower With a Million Uses

I can’t say enough good things about lavender. It is one of my favorite herbs and definitely a staple around here. It has been used for hundreds of years, and is still best known for its relaxing and soothing qualities.

Lavender plants are quite hardy and grow in many climates, as long as the soil is well drained. It’s a lovely choice for edging pathways into the house, so you can smell it as you walk by and when the windows are open.

The best part of lavender is that it’s so much more than just a pretty plant. I use it around the house in a million different ways, both as an essential oil and a dry herb.

For tips on how to grow and harvest lavender yourself (plus my running list of ways to use it), see this post.

Refreshing Lavender Peach Iced Tea

Most teas are made from the leaves of the tea bush. However, herbal teas are made from various parts of other herbs such as mint, raspberry leaf, and lavender.

Making iced tea from lavender certainly never occurred to me before, but when I came across this recipe from the Family Apothecary I knew I had to give it a try. With a few adjustments and some trial and error, I had a new favorite summer drink!

Like most herbal teas there are no tea leaves in this recipe so it does not contain caffeine and is kid-approved.

To make this recipe, simply pour brewed lavender flower “tea” over diced peaches and honey (mouth watering yet?) in a half-gallon glass jar. Let it steep for a time before adding more water. You can remove the peaches or leave them in for a more intensely peach-flavored tea (the peach chunks are kind of tasty to eat too — peachy with a hint of lavender).

This is a great recipe for using up peaches that are bruised and need to be used soon. Just cut off the not-so-pretty spots and use the rest!

Peach and Lavender Tea Recipe

Lavender Peach Iced Tea Recipe

An herbal tea made with lavender and infused with peaches.
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Calories 73kcal
Author Katie Wells


8 cups



  • In a large pan, bring 4 cups of water to a boil.
  • Add lavender flowers.
  • Steep for 5 minutes or until desired strength, then strain.
  • Dice the peaches and put them in the bottom of a half-gallon mason jar or pitcher.
  • Drizzle the honey on top of the peaches if using.
  • Pour strained lavender tea over the peaches. Muddle slightly.
  • Allow the mixture to cool to room temperature, about an hour.
  • Add the remaining 4 cups of water to the peaches and tea and refrigerate until cold.
  • Serve over ice and enjoy!


Nutrition Facts
Lavender Peach Iced Tea Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 73 Calories from Fat 1
% Daily Value*
Fat 0.1g0%
Sodium 8mg0%
Carbohydrates 19.6g7%
Fiber 0.3g1%
Sugar 19.2g21%
Protein 0.3g1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


You can leave the peaches in the tea to make a more intensely peach-flavored tea or take them out before adding the remaining water. 
If the lavender is too strong for your taste, reduce the lavender flowers by 1 TBSP and add 1 TBSP chamomile tea in its place.
The nutritional info provided includes honey.

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Note: Since peaches are consistently on the Environmental Working Group’s Dirty Dozen list, I try to buy them organic. Wherever your peaches come from, it’s always a good idea to wash your produce before using it.

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Are you an iced tea drinker? What is your favorite summertime tea combination?

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About Katie Wells

Katie Wells, CTNC, MCHC, Founder of Wellness Mama and Co-founder of Wellnesse, has a background in research, journalism, and nutrition. As a mom of six, she turned to research and took health into her own hands to find answers to her health problems. WellnessMama.com is the culmination of her thousands of hours of research and all posts are medically reviewed and verified by the Wellness Mama research team. Katie is also the author of the bestselling books The Wellness Mama Cookbook and The Wellness Mama 5-Step Lifestyle Detox.


5 responses to “Lavender Peach Iced Tea (Herbal and Caffeine-Free)”

  1. Karen Avatar

    Just a FYI, the particular brand of lavender linked in this recipe was yucky. It had snail shells, burrs, too many stems and even fecal matter in it! (See Amazon reviews). I would pick another brand.

  2. Dee Avatar

    This peach lavender iced tea sounds amazing but I’m a little puzzled … it has over 19 grams of sugars in it. In your sugar detox program do you only eliminate processed sugars? I’m currently following a keto diet . How would it change the carbs if I eliminated the honey?

  3. Sue Avatar

    Hi Katie, I have 8 Lavender plants. I usually get tons of buds but this Spring was cold and rainy and I got very few. It’s the first time that’s happened.

  4. Cynthia Nunez-Schweighart Avatar
    Cynthia Nunez-Schweighart

    Can you use lavender essential oil instead? If so, how much?

5 from 1 vote (1 rating without comment)

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