This tropical flower has been used for millennia to brew a delicious tea. They are also used as decorative elements in plating dishes. Their lovely color and fragrant aroma will entice your senses!
Selling Points and Health Benefits:
Hibiscus flowers are most often brewed into a tea which can be served hot or iced. This delicious tea has been shown to lower blood pressure according to a 2008 Tufts University study. A study published in 2009 in the Journal of Alternative Medicine also found that drinking two cups of hibiscus daily for a month can decrease your LDL “bad” cholesterol.
This tea is also rich in antioxidants such as vitamin C, cyaniding, and anthocyanins which help clear free radicals. Hibiscus flowers have also shown to help digestive issues, clear your immune system, cleanse the liver, and reduce inflammation throughout the body. So drink up, because it’s healthy and refreshing!