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Organic Hibiscus / Sorrell Tea

Hibiscus (known as sorrel in the Caribbean) is known for its refreshing and tangy flavour.  Hibiscus has one of the highest antioxidant levels of any beverage known to man.  But did you know that hibiscus is great for regulating the body's temperature?  Hibiscus is used in traditional medicine all over the world, from China and India to Jamaica.

Drink it because it tastes fantastic!

Antioxidant Level: High /  Caffeine Content: None

Hibiscus has one of the highest antioxidant levels of any beverage known to man.  It has a higher level than green tea matcha. which means; a stronger immune system and slower ageing.


Did you know drinking hibiscus tea can help with high blood pressure and high cholesterol, as well as digestive, immune system, and inflammatory problems? It can help to cure liver disease and reduces the risk of cancer. It can also speed up the metabolism and help in healthy, gradual weight loss. Sip up and enjoy a great tea!

STEEPING TIME

TEA CUP

8oz (237ml)

10oz (296ml)

12oz (355ml)

AMOUNT

1 heaping teaspoon of "The Perfect Tea Spoon"

1 heaping teaspoon of "The Perfect Tea Spoon”

1.5 heaping teaspoon of "The Perfect Tea Spoon

MILD

3-5 min

3-5 min

3-5 min

MEDIUM

4-5 min

4-5 min

4-5 min

STRONG

6-7 min

6-7 min

6-7 min

The Amazing Tea Company recommends 3-5 minutes

 

IDEAL BREWING TEMPERATURE: 85ºC/185ºF. For Food Safety reasons bring water to 100ºC/212ºF and let it cool down to 85ºC/185ºF.

HOT BREWING METHOD:
Bring filtered or freshly drawn cold water to a rolling boil. Place 1 slightly heaping teaspoon of loose tea for each 7-9oz / 200-260ml of fluid volume in the teapot. Briefly infuse with freshly boiled water and then pour off. Re-infuse the tea and pour after about 1 minute or longer to taste.

ICED TEA BREWING METHOD (Individual Serving):
Place 1 slightly heaping teaspoon of loose leaf or 1 tea bag into a teapot for each serving required. Using filtered or freshly drawn cold water, boil and pour 6-7oz/170-200ml per serving over the tea leaves. Cover and let steep for 5 minutes. Add hot tea to a 12oz/375ml acrylic glass filled with ice, straining the tea leaves, or removing the bags. Not all of the tea will fit, allowing for approximately an additional ½ serving. Sweeten and/or add lemon to taste. A rule of thumb when preparing fresh brewed iced herbal tea is to increase the strength of hot tea since it will be poured over ice and diluted