Organic Hibiscus Flowers cut
The infusion of the flowers of hibiscus result in a tea is very floral and aromatic, and should not leave for a long time the infusion for becoming a little bitter.
Ingredients: 100% Organic Hibiscus Flowers cut (Hibiscus sabdariffa).
Properties: The hibiscus has excellent diuretic properties and the digestive tract, acting also as a mild laxative. It is also considered a depurative, protector of the mucous membrane of the stomach, fluídificante juice bile and it is still very rich in vitamin C.
Therapeutic indications: weight Loss, diuretic, digestive, colds and irritations of the respiratory tract, refreshing the bowel, protector of the mucosa (buccal, bronchial and lung).
Water temperature: 100º
Infusion time: 2 - 3 minutes
Recommended amount: 1 Teaspoon per cup or 1 tablespoon per litre.
The product is certified and carries the EU organic farming mark. You will get a unique and refreshing drink with a sour taste and a beautiful red color. Hibiscus is one of the richest sources of vitamin C and anthocyanins, so it can boost your body's immunity and vitality.
In Arab countries, the hibiscus flower is commonly used to make stimulants (karkade) that effectively quench thirst in the hot climate of the region. It is also often served with ginger and cinnamon and is then a substitute for wine. It is also used to make jams and jellies. Currently, in some European countries it is used to make a refreshing drink (Malvatee) or as a complement to herbal teas. In Europe, the hibiscus is used primarily as an herb.
The active compounds present in hibiscus flowers are mainly organic acids: hibiscus, lemon, tartar, apple, oxalic and ascorbic (vitamin C). Hibiscus flowers contain 3 times more vitamin C than black currants and 9 times more than lemons. The color of the glasses (from bright red to dark purple) is conditioned by the presence of anthocyanins, whose content is comparable to that of elderberries and blueberries.