The hibiscus plant, also commonly known as rosemallow or roselle, is native to Africa and belongs to the mallow family which is the same family as cocoa, cotton, and okra. The vibrantly colored flowers with a fragrant aroma have a smooth, sweet but tangy, pomegranate-like flavor. The versatility of its gorgeous deep pink color and its flavor gives it value not only in the culinary world but also commercially as a natural-dye and in personal care products.
Hibiscus flowers are the main ingredient in many wonderfully refreshing teas and various alcoholic beverages made around the world. It adds a wonderful flavor to savory sauces and marinades. The possible recipes with hibiscus flowers are endless with syrups, jams, preserves, and baked goods.
Hibiscus flowers are nutritionally dense associated with many health benefits. The most well-known benefit is its ability to lower high blood pressure. Hibiscus contains high concentrations of antioxidants and along with vitamins A and C, it also contains several B-vitamins and minerals.
Dried Flowers / Cut & Sifted
Culinary and Medicinal Herb
TISANE "HERBAL" TEA BREW TIMES:
Ground tisane teas and tea bags - Steep 2 to 5 minutes
Loose leaf tisane teas - Steep 3-5 minutes
Root and seed-based tisane teas - Steep 6-8 minutes
*Steep in newly boiling water (212ºF) to best release the health benefits.
Bakewell Tart with Rhubarb-Hibiscus Jam
Hibiscus Infused Tea Cookies
Hibiscus Loaf – Panqué de Jamaica
Hibiscus Margarita Sorbet
Spiced Hibiscus Poached Pears
Hibiscus Flower Powder
Specific: Hibiscus flowers are often intercropped with peanuts. Occasionally fragments of peanut shells are present. Caution for individuals with severe peanut allergies.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications. Keep all herbs out of reach of children and pets.
For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.