Hibiscus tea is an herbal tea made as an infusion from crimson or deep magenta-colored calyces (sepals) of the roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa) flower. It is consumed both hot and cold. It has a tart, cranberry-like flavor.
Hibiscus tea is an herbal tea that’s made by steeping parts of the hibiscus plant in boiling water.
It has a tart flavor similar to that of cranberries and can be enjoyed both hot and cold.
There are several hundred species of hibiscus varying by the location and climate they grow in, but Hibiscus sabdariffa is most commonly used to make hibiscus tea.
Research has uncovered a range of health benefits linked to drinking hibiscus tea, showing that it may lower blood pressure, fight bacteria and even aid weight loss.
Here are the health benefits of hibiscus tea:
- Packed With Antioxidants
- May Help Lower Blood Pressure
- May Help Lower Blood Fat Levels
- May Boost Liver Health
- Could Promote Weight Loss
- Contains Compounds That May Help Prevent Cancer
- Could Help Fight Bacteria
- Flavorful and Easy to Make