Updated: Jan 28, 2021
Hibiscus loose leaf tea is an amazing infusion. Not to be compared to a bitter cranberry, but a berry taste all the same. Hibiscus tea has been proven to pull toxins and sodium from the body. A dream for anyone retaining fluid and a sure mechanism for lowering blood pressure. All the while, flushing the liver and kidneys. Hibiscus is a great alternative to hydrating the body without “caffeine“. So, it may be time to sub that daily demand for coffee your doctor has been after you about.
"The antioxidants found in hibiscus not only support a healthy heart, but also protect other important organs of the body. For instance, free radicals can be harmful to the kidneys; however, some studies found that the antioxidants in hibiscus were helpful in restoring and supporting damaged kidneys." says Dr. David Brady of The Natural Path to Life Long Health.
Furthermore, hibiscus has long been proven to be a friend of the entire urinary tract. But what about the skin? Hibiscus is rich in vitamin C, making it essential to producing collagen in the body. Collagen is a protein that serves as one of the main building blocks for your bones, skin, hair, muscles, tendons, and ligaments. We need collagen to keeps our skin from sagging, and maintaining that youthful look. Just add hot water to the hibiscus leaves, steep for 15 minutes in hot water, sweeten to taste and enjoy. Hibiscus tea