Steeped hibiscus flowers make a tart, fruity tea packed with health benefits, including relief from high blood pressure and high cholesterol, as well as digestive, immune system, and inflammatory problems!
Fresh hibiscus iced tea
What you’ll need:
10-12 fresh hibiscus flowers
1/2 cup Agave syrup
Juice of 1 lime
Fresh mint for serving (optional)
Bring 4 cups of water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Rinse hibiscus flowers in cold water. Remove stem and green bud. Add the flowers and agave syrup to the boiling water and let steep 7 to 10 minutes.
Strain through a sieve into a pitcher, discarding the solids. Add the lime juice, 2 cups cold water and 2 cups ice. Serve over ice and garnish with mint.
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