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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 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
Available as: 100g loose leaf / 15 tea bags / 50g loose leaf
Taste notes: Sour, bright and intense. Hibiscus flowers lend a tangy and tart flavour, while 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 through 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 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.
Add 1 teaspoon or 1 tea bag per cup (150ml). Always pour hot water (80°C) on the tea leaves and not the other way around. Steep for 2-3 minutes. All our teas in tea bags or loose leaf can be rebrewed. Just add hot water and steep for longer than the first steep
Storage advice: Store in the foil pouch in the tea tin or transfer to an airtight container, kept in cool dark place.
If storing in the refrigerator/ freezer, pack in small completely airtight packets or jars. Before use, wait for the tea to reach room temperature to prevent any condensation. Each packet should be used within a week after opening.