This Mayfair Tea Hibiscus leaf is grown in Nile Delta, Egypt, using natural organic methods. Hibiscus Tea makes a wonderful refreshing drink full of flavonoids and antioxidants, the flowers are also packed with Vitamin C. Nile Hibiscus leaf size also makes it an ideal ingredient for infusions. When infused, the liquor is a wonderful deep burgundy red colour and depending how much you use in your blend, can offer every hint of red from a delicate pink through to scarlet red. Hibiscus tea is known by many names in different countries. The drink is sometimes called roselle or rosella. In Italy, hibiscus tea, known as carcadè or Italian tea, is usually drunk hot, often with the addition of sugar and lemon juice. The red hibiscus is the flower of the Hindu goddess Kali, and appears frequently in depictions of her in the art of Bengal, India, often with the goddess and the flower merging in form. The hibiscus is used as an offering to goddess Kali and Lord Ganesha in Hindu worship.
Brewing Guide: 1 tea spoon in 250 ml water at 100°C for 6-8 min