ROSELLA BOTANICAL TEA - Australia
Also known as Wild Hibiscus, Rosella flowers are a rich red, strong full bodied tea with intense berry flavour.
This tea is a rich and tart which many people enjoy and unsweetened the flavour really shines through. If you like it a little sweeter, simply add honey or other natural sweetener.
Hibiscus Flowers are a very high source of anthocyanin antioxidants.
|Botanical Name||Hibiscus sabdariffa|
|Organic Status||Certified Organic|
|Country of Origin||Australia|
This tea is enjoyable both hot or cold; as a cocktail ingredient; as a Sangria base or simply brew cold and add pieces of chopped citrus and berries for a healthy punch; substitute a red wine with a Hibiscus Flower Tea if you're trying reduce drinking alcohol.
Rosella Cocktail Syrup
2-3 tsp Rosella Flowers
1 cup of sugar
Infuse Flowers to make 1 cup of tea. Blending sugar. Add 2 teaspoons to cocktail or mocktail.
Rosella Mint Iced Tea
In a large heatproof pitcher, combine Rosella, mint leaves, and boiling water; steep 10 minutes. Discard Rosella and mint. Add apple juice and cold water; refrigerate until cold. Serve over ice with sprigs of mint, if desired.
Strawberry Rosella-Tea Lemonade
Bring water to a simmer in a small saucepan. Remove from heat, add Rosella, and steep for 30 minutes. Discard Rosella Petals, and pour tea into a pitcher. Let cool completely.
Combine strawberries and sugar in a heatproof bowl set over a pot of simmering water. Heat until strawberries release their juices, about 25 minutes. Strain through a sieve into the pitcher. (Stir gently, but do not press strawberries or juice will become cloudy.)
Add lemon juice and simple syrup to the pitcher, and stir to combine. Divide juice among ice-filled glasses. (Or cover, and refrigerate for up to 3 days.)
Information on the traditional uses and properties are provided on this site is for educational use only, and is not intended as medical advice. If you have any serious health concerns, you should always check with your health care practitioner before use.