You can now easily buy hibiscus tea in Australia. This is truly a unique flavour that you would not find with any other product. Hibiscus sabdariffa is a plant from egypt which brews in to a strong red liquor with an aroma like no other. It has a bold flavour with a strong tannin that lingers on.
Benefits of Rosella / Hibiscus Tea
Rosella Hibiscus tea has many benefits. It has been known to lower blood pressure, prevent hypertension, its good for your liver, reduce blood sugar levels, help with menstrual cramps, help with depression, aid digestion and help with weight management. Its rich in Vitamin C, contains minerals such as flavonoids and has laxative properties. The best benefit is that it tastes delicious!
But it can also have some side effects.
Side effects of Rosella / Hibiscus Tea
Hibiscus Tea can affect estrogen levels which means that it has an effect of both pregnancy and fertility. If you are trying to become pregnant or are pregnant, you should probably avoid hibiscus in your diet. It also lowers blood pressure which can be harmful if you already suffer from low blood pressure.
With anything that has medicinal properties, its really important to see if it works for you.