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Rosella tea & fresh drink

Rosella tea & fresh drink

Rosella tea is super easy to make, enjoy a deep pink and flavourful tea as well as a refreshing drinkā€¦ and why not, even eating its petal raw for a crispy and sour bite! Just make sure you avoid the big seed!

Very rich in vitamin C it will boost your immune system helping to cope with the first drop in temperatures!

Rosella (Hibiscus) tea: it can satiate your thirst quite effectively, use it instead of "sport drinks" in its cold version; it is known to have anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterical properties, can help with colds and cough, as it contains a significant amount of Vitamin C; it can help reducing cholesterol and high blood pressure; help relieving menstrual cramps and facilitate digestion.

 

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Drink

Ingredients

6-8 fresh rosella calyces

1 litre of water

honey or your favourite sweetener

Method

Boil 1 litre of water with 6-8 fresh rosella calyces.

Boil for about 15-20 minutes until the water turns red. The longer you boil it, the more concentrate the juice will taste.

Pour into a cup, straining the calyces out.

Allow to cool down and beste served chilled with ice cubes.

Add honey or your favourite sweeter to taste and stir until sugar dissolves.

This entry was posted in on October 29, 2017 by Eat FRESH.