All You Need to Know About Hibiscus Tea

Hibiscus tea has long been consumed by people from all over the world. As a matter of fact, in ancient Egypt hibiscus tea was supposedly the favorite drink of pharaohs. In many countries, there’s a very long tradition of using the tea as a natural herbal medicine. What should you need to know about hibiscus tea? In this article I share with you the most important facts about it.

How the tea is made?

Hibiscus tea is made from the calyces of the hibiscus flower which is native to tropical and subtropical climates such as Mexico, Thailand, India, Pacific Islands, China, Egypt and Sudan. What’s interesting, hibiscus is the state flower of Hawaii.

What’s the recipe?

You can either buy loose leaf tea or buy tea bags. Once you have the tea, you can either make hot tea or cold tea.

If you want to make hot tea, bring water to boil, put one teaspoon of hibiscus loose leaf tea in a mug and steep the tea for 5 to 7 minutes.

If you want to make cold tea, you’ll need about 6 cups of water and…

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