How to Make Hibiscus Tea from Dried Flowers
Hibiscus tea is a refreshing and nutritious drink made from the flower of the hibiscus plant. It has been used for centuries in traditional medicine to treat digestive issues, reduce inflammation, and even lower blood pressure. The best part? It’s easy to make from dried flowers.
What You’ll Need:
- 4-5 tsp of Dried Hibiscus Flowers
- 1 Liter of Boiling Water
- Sugar, Honey or Lemon to Taste
- Measure out 4-5 tsp of dried hibiscus flowers.
- Place the dried hibiscus flowers in a teapot or heatproof pitcher.
- Pour 1 liter of boiling water over the flowers.
- Allow the tea to steep for 5-10 minutes, depending on how strong you like your tea.
- Strain the tea and pour it into a cup or mug.
- Add sugar, honey, or lemon to taste.
- Enjoy your hibiscus tea!
Tips and Tricks:
- To make an ice-cold version of hibiscus tea, use cold water instead of boiling.
- You can also mix hibiscus tea with other herbal teas for a unique flavor.
- If you don’t have dried hibiscus flowers, you can use dried hibiscus powder instead.
- In some countries, hibiscus tea is referred to as “sorrel”.
Whether you’re making hibiscus tea hot or cold, it’s sure to add unique flavor and a bit of health benefits to your day. Enjoy!