In the microwave safe mug, measure out the yuchi loose leaf. Gently pour the 325ml of hot water over the tea leaves.
Secure the mug with the lid and microwave the mixture for 2 minutes.
Carefully remove the mug from the microwave and allow the tea to steep for an additional 15 minutes.
During this time, wash and cut the lemon into 3-4 slices. You may cut an extra slice for garnishing.
If you plan to use simple syrup: In the serving glass, dissolve the cane sugar with 50 ml of hot water. Mix well.If you are sweetening with honey: Add the honey and 50 ml of hot water directly into the serving glass, and mix well.
Add the ice cubes directly into the serving glass with your sweetener, followed by the lemon slices.
Carefully strain the cooled tea mixture into the glass. Give the iced lemon tea a thorough stir.
Garnish with the extra lemon slice and enjoy!