A healthy sip of Hibiscus Tea. . .
Hibiscus tea is a very popular drink throughout the world and is often used as a medicinal tea. However, hibiscus flowers have various local names, and it might be called by its other rather common name, “Roselle”.
Hibiscus tea is ruby red in color and has a sour taste. Therefore, it is also known as sour tea and has a flavor similar to cranberry.
The health benefits of hibiscus tea include:
Good source of antioxidants
Help control cholesterol
Reduce blood pressure
Rich in vitamin C
Assists in weight loss
Can help prevent bladder infections
Relieves menstrual pain and cramps
Reduce risk of colorectal cancer
Aids in improving blood circulation
Cure urinary tract diseases
1 tsp of Hibiscus Flower Tea
2 cups water
2 small pieces of Rock Sugar (Misri)
Juice of lemon/lime or 1/2 teaspoon of crushed dried lime.
Bring water to a boil in a kettle.
Take 1 tsp of Hibiscus Flower Tea and place it in a teapot.
Pour in the hot water cover and steep for 15 minutes.
Strain the tea and serve hot with rock candy, honey or lemon juice depending on your taste.
The information is for educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.