Cut flowers produce a rich red and highly beneficial beverage. Fresh and tangy, can be drunk either alone or mixed with other fruits. Health benefits are known to include maintenance of cholesterol and blood pressure levels and a surprisingly high content of antioxidants.
Traditionally, hibiscus tea has been used to help ease coughs, digestive disorders, poor appetite and also for its antibacterial and antifungal properties.
Use one teaspoon per cup, steep for 5-10 minutes in 100°C water.