HIBISCUS FLOWERS organic
These are organic dried flower cups and petals of hibiscus, used for infusion or tea. Native to warm to tropical climates and has a taste that may resemble cranberries. As its ruby-scarlet colour suggests, it is packed with antioxidants and may help lower blood pressure.
Hibiscus infusion has a rich dark red color and a refreshing tart taste. At the same time, hibiscus has a number of medicinal properties, therefore it has long been mentioned in traditional culinary and medical records of different people. The Egyptians used hibiscus tea to lower body temperature, treat heart and nerve diseases, and as a diuretic. In Africa, it was brewed to treat constipation, liver disease and relieve cold symptoms. In Iran, this fruity tea is still a common remedy for high blood pressure.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Egypt
INGREDIENTS: Hibiscus 100%
ALLERGENS: No known allergens.
Packed on premises that handles nuts (including peanuts), sesame, products containing dairy, soya and products containing gluten.
STORAGE: Cool, dry place away from direct sunlight.
HOW TO ENJOY
There are no binding rules regarding the preparation of hibiscus drink or tea. Its flowers can be boiled, brewed, insisted in cold water, diluted with juices and other types of tea, supplemented with ice or diluted with boiling water - whatever you want, if only it was tasty for you. Hibiscus is wonderful precisely because it opens up a wide scope for culinary experiments.
For a summer refreshing drink place dry hibiscus flowers in a saucepan, cover with water at a ratio of 1 cup to 1 tbsp of flowers. Bring the water to boil. Let the infusion simmer for 5-7 minutes over high heat, then add sugar to taste and reduce heat to low so that your hibiscus slowly simmers for another 30-40 minutes. Stir occasionally. Let the drink cool down and then strain three times to make it as clear as possible. It is now ready to have it as it is or added to your summer drinks.