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Organic Hibiscus

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Our whole Organic Hibiscus (also known as Flor de Jamaica) is a vision of beauty! The dried whole flower highlights all of the spectacular qualities of this botanical - from its beautiful ruby colored petals, to its bright, crimson, caffeine-free infusion. This is not your teabag hibiscus! The tart, mouth-puckering brew has notes of citrus and cranberry that are offset by a slight sweetness. A truly impressive representation of an organic herbal tea!

Grown in Egypt, this organic Hibiscus can be used to make an Agua de Jamaica in your own home. Agua de Jamaica (also known as Agua de Flor de Jamaica or Rosa de Jamaica) is a traditional Latin American drink that, in its most simple form, is an infusion of hibiscus flowers with sugar and lemon. We have also seen ginger, orange, vanilla, cinnamon, and even rum added!

Ingredients: organic Egyptian Hibiscus



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Serving Size: one rounded tablespoon (1.25) per 8 oz cup of water





Staff Perspectives

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Aubrey Says: Good quality Hibiscus is not just tart. A good Hibiscus also has an earthiness in the cup that I liken to a beet. Note the hint of beet that is tasted on the backend. Delicious!





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Sarah Says: There is nothing like a spicy tamale and a glass of iced Agua de Jamaica! The Hibiscus is tart and beautifully crimson, you are instantly refreshed.





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  1. Beautiful in the Cup and Delicious in the Mouth

    Posted by Denis on 7th Oct 2013

    I have been an aficionado of hibiscus tea for a decade or more, and this version is the best I have ever had! Just opening the bag allows the hibiscus scent to escape, and the hibiscus itself is moist and fresh.

    And the taste is classic hibiscus. I have nothing to add to the description by the staff, only to recommend that you try it if you've never tried it before (I prefer it myself as a hot tea, but iced would be delicious too, I expect). And, while Arbor Teas likely is prevented from stating so, there are reports of hibiscus tea having a salutary effect on blood pressure, so that 's a bonus. Just google hibiscus and hypertension on Google Scholar for references.









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We at Arbor Teas firmly believe that tea should be brewed to suit your personal taste. With that being said, here are some recommendations to get you started, but please remember you can make adjustments based on your own personal taste.

There are three main considerations when brewing tea: quantity of tea, water temperature and steeping time.

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Quantity of tea: one rounded tablespoon (1.25) per 8 oz cup of water




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Water temperature: use water that has been heated to a full rolling boil (212° F)




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Steeping time: 5-7 minutes




Tip #1: Use fresh water whenever possible - water that has been sitting in your kettle overnight may impart a flat or stale taste to your tea. Be careful not to boil your water for too long. Over boiled water can sometimes impart an unwanted taste.

Tip #2: Herbal teas, unlike tea from the plant camellia sinensis, do not get astringent with longer brew times. So if you happen to steep longer than 7 minutes, don’t worry! Your herbal tea will gain more flavor, but it will never become astringent!

Learn more from our How To Guides on how to brew loose leaf tea, how to make iced tea, and how to make tea lattes. And don’t forget to check out our Eco-Brewing Tips, too!