Horchata lojana is a tea type drink made from a variety of herbs and flowers including escancel or bloodleaf, lemon verbena, lemon grass, mint, chamomile, lemon balm, rose geranium, among others.
8 cups of water
8 tbs of horchata dried herb mix, ground
Juice from 2-3 lemons
Sugar or honey to taste
1. Bring the water to a boil and remove from heat.
2. Add the horchata herb mix to the hot water and let brew for 5 minutes, the herb sediments will drop to the bottom of the pot.
3. Strain the horchata mix, add the lemon juice and sweeten to tastes.
4. Serve warm or cold.