Hibisucus is rich in vitamin C, minerals, and various antioxidants, it is also caffeine free. Hibiscus infusions are red in colour and with a sharp taste. It can be sweetened with a spoon of honey or agave as a vegan alternative and can be consumed hot or cold. Hibiscus also makes a lovely drink when combined with rosehips which are also full of vitamin C, both are good for preventing or easing the symptoms of the cold. Add 1 - 2 teaspoons to a small teapot or a bleach free tea filter, add boiling water and allow to steep.
Hibiscus tea is not recommended for pregnant women