The dried fruit of the rose bush, rosehips are an excellent source of vitamin C – Dried Rose Hips. Dried rose hips probably best known as the main component in many herbal teas, rose hips have a full jammy flavor, and are slightly tart with a light rose aroma and color. Hibiscus, a bright tropical flower, has been suggested to have positive cardiovascular effects and has been associated with cancer prevention.
HOT TEA: put 1 slightly heaping teaspoon of loose tea for each 7-9 oz/200-260ml of water in the teapot. Pour freshly boiled water over the tea. Steep 3-7 min. Add Milk & Sugar to taste.
ICED TEA: (1L/QT): 6 slightly heaping teaspoons loose tea into a teapot. Pour 315ml boiling water on tea. Steep 5 min. Quarter fill serving pitcher with cold water Pour into pitcher straining the tea. Add ice, top-up with cold water, garnish & sweeten to taste
Wacky Hibiscus is made from the roselle flower native to west Africa. Although it is usually said that hibiscus flowers are used to make tea, it is actually made from dried sepals. Since people all over the world drink this tea, there is a range of different names given to this beverage.