6 medium mint leaves
8 Cups Water
1 sliced lemon
2 cups fresh lemon juice
1/2-3/4 Cup Sweetener*
Melt sugar in 1/2 cup of the water in a small saucepan, over medium heat.
Add mint leaves and cool.
Pour mint syrup (including mint leaves) into pitcher with the rest of the ingredients.
Serve on ice and garnish with lemon slices and fresh mint leaves.