Hibiscus is extracted from flower hibiscus. There's other names: Sudanese rose or red sorrel.
Hibiscus does excellent work during the hot summer months. Its sweet-sour flavor freshens well and quenches thirst.
Hibiscus is cultivated in almost all tropical countries: China, Mexico, Thailand, Sudan, Egypt. Egyptian hibiscus is considered the best.
From hibiscus you do not just get tea. It also participates in the ingredients of jelly, syrups, cakes, puddings, ice cream. From the petals of hibiscus, they make salads, and wine.
There is even a variety of hibiscus, the fibers of which produce packaging bags, quilts and rugs. Its stem is used in paper and cardboard production, its seeds - drinks and coffee.
Rarely is there a plant that is so useful to man that exists in nature. Red tea is valued by lovers of a healthy lifestyle with its many beneficial properties.
Hibiscus has unique features: a refrigerated drink lowers blood pressure and hot - it increases.
In addition, the tea has a beneficial effect on the liver, gastrointestinal tract, nervous system. Hibiscus acts as a antispasmodic and diuretic, cleanses the body from alcohol intoxication, in other words - a hangover. Strengthens the walls of blood vessels and regulate their permeability.
Since ancient times, this tea is called "drink of the gods" because pharaohs and Egyptian priests preferred it.