Tea - Hibiscus Loose Leaf
Hibiscus Loose Leaf Tea
A beautiful sweet and tart herbal tea. Use up to 50% with green or black tea to make a sweeter, pinker kombucha and scoby.Ingredients: Hibiscus sabdariffa
This premium herbal tea is made from the dried calix of the hibiscus flower. High in vitamin C and caffeine-free, the liquor has an astonishing candy-apple red colour with an intense, fruity, sweet and sour flavour. Has been shown to lower blood pressure; Very rich in vitamin C (which is a great antioxidant, and good for the immune system as well as a necessary vitamin for the production of collagen - collagen is a protein that is a building block for healthy skin, tendons & ligaments, blood vessels, etc.). May assist in weight loss by slowing the absorption of carbohydrates (if consumed after meals).
Story, Folklore, History...
The bright, vibrant hibiscus blossom is recognized in many parts of the world as much for its gorgeous petal displays and cultural significance as for the splendidly sweet and tangy taste of the herbal tea it produces. Though it is native to the Aloha state, many islands in the South Pacific and countries in Asia also have the pleasure of calling it their own, and both Malaysia and the Conch Republic boast it as national symbols.
Infusion Aroma: woodsy, floral
Infusion Color: dark red
Base flavour: berry, fruity, sweet/sour
Infusion Strength: Strong