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.