Hibiscus Green Tea
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Ingredients: Hibiscus flowers, fennel, and green tea.
Health Benefits: Cools down your body temperature, making it an excellent choice for tea lovers who experience harsh summers and tropical weather. Rich in Vitamin C, Hibiscus tea improves your immunity and protects you against the common cold and sore throat. Its anti-inflammatory properties, make it a good tonic for the liver.
Caffeine content: Medium
Origin of tea: Darjeeling, India
Taste notes: Sour, bright, and intense. Hibiscus flowers lend a tangy and tart flavour, while the fennel adds earthiness to your cuppa.
When to drink this tea? Hot, sultry afternoons call for a refreshing cup of Hibiscus tea. If you feel like you’re coming down with a cold, sip warm Hibiscus tea throughout the day. Avoid mornings if you like to begin your day with a bold cup of tea. This citrus, tangy tea is best suited to brighten dull afternoons and early evenings.
Serving Suggestions: Pairs well with a light green salad, avocado, and pineapple desserts. Avoid anything with chocolate. Tastes great either hot or iced. Hibiscus is a favourite Iced Tea in Jamaica. Also known as Agua de Jamaica.