Hibiscus Flower, Organic
Ingredients: Organic Hibiscus Flowers.
Herb Description & Ecology: Hibiscus sabdariffa is a member of the mallow family known for its vibrant red flowers. Large, showy hibiscus flowers thrive in tropical habitats and are commonly made into hibiscus tea. The cooling, refreshing brew can be quite tart. When enjoyed hot or iced, its common to add a natural sweetener to dull the tartness. Our organically cultivated hibiscus flower is ideal for blending into herbal infusions, crafting herbal syrups, and dying fabric.
There are over 220 species within the genus Hibiscus which belong to the Malvaceae plant family. Hibiscus plants grow in most tropical areas of the world, with a minority of species able to survive in freezing environments. The abundant species found in the tropics cannot tolerate more than a few days of freezing weather and will die if such conditions persist. Hibiscus flowers come in a magnificent variety of colors. Also called roselle and ambashthaki.