Hibiscus Flowers C/S, Organic, 1/2 lb.

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Hibiscus sabdariffa  |  Origin: Egypt
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USDA Organic

The flower of the Hibiscus plant is quite large and can vary greatly in color. Its tangy, refreshing flowers are most often used in teas, although they can also be used as a dye.

This exotic, tropical flower adds a burst of color, flavor and nutrients to herbal teas and recipes. Its high content of vitamin C and its tart, fruity taste make it a favorite among health enthusiasts and tea drinkers alike. It has also been used in the past to help calm muscle spasms.

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  • Lavender - Rose Lemonade

    Dazzle your friends and family and brighten up those hot summer days with this refreshing new twist on a classic favorite!


    WHAT YOU'LL NEED


    HOW TO MAKE IT...

    1. Bring water to a simmer, turn off heat, add herbs and let steep for 20 minutes.
    2. Strain off herbs and stir honey in tea mixture until completely dissolved.
    3. Add freshly squeezed lemon and 2-3 more cups water.
    4. Serve in your favorite glasses over ice, garnish with fresh lemon if desired and enjoy!

  • Daily Multi-Vitamin Herbal Mix Recipe

    Mixing up your own multi-vitamin combination is a great way to meet your daily needs and know exactly what you're getting.


    WHAT YOU'LL NEED


    HOW TO MAKE IT...

    1. Mix all of the herbs together and store in an airtight container in a cool dark place.
    2. Make into a Tea or Tincture to enjoy daily.

  • Pucker Up Herban Chapstick

    This fresh and minty chocolate chapstick just might inspire more kisses. Guys, gals, and kiddos alike will always be ready to pucker up and smile on, with this all-natural chapstick.


    WHAT YOU'LL NEED ~ To Infuse Your Herbal Oil


    HOW TO MAKE IT...

    1. Fill a glass jar 1/3 of the way full with equal parts of each herb. Cover herbs in coconut oil (more easily done if oil is slightly melted). Place lid on jar.
    2. Set jar on top of a towel in a crockpot filled with water, on the warm setting for 3 days. Watch water level and be very careful not to pour cool water on a hot jar, as this can cause it to explode.
    3. After 3 days, remove the jar from heat, let cool, and strain off herbs. Now you have an Herbal Infused Oil!

    WHAT YOU'LL NEED ~ To Make Pucker Up Herban Chapstick

    • 1/4 cup Infused Oil
    • 3 tablespoons shea butter
    • 4 tablespoons Beeswax
    • 1 tablespoon lanolin (optional)
    • 2 teaspoons Cacao Powder (Optional)
    • 2 teaspoons Honey
    • 15 drops peppermint oil
    • 5 drops grapefruit seed extract
    • 1/4 teaspoon vitamin E oil

    HOW TO MAKE IT...

    1. Mix first 4 ingredients together & heat in double broiler until hot.
    2. After wax is melted, add essential oil and cacao powder, and stir until mixed.
    3. Pour liquid into lipstick containers or cans. Label and decorate to your liking. Enjoy!

  • Patriotic Popsicles!

    Makes about 10-12 popsicles


    WHAT YOU'LL NEED

    For Bottom Layer

    • popsicle molds
    • 2 cups strawberries or 4 plums, peeled and pitted
    • 1 large orange, peeled
    • A pinch of Sea Salt
    • 1/2 cup Hibiscus tea
    • 1 heaping tablespoon Raw Honey

    Middle Layer

    • 4-5 cups blueberries

    Top Layer

    • 4-5 cups plain/greek yogurt

    HOW TO MAKE IT...

    1. Blend all the “Bottom Layer” ingredients and Hibiscus Tea together in a blender.
    2. Pour this mixture into popsicle molds, however, don’t fill the molds up entirely, only 1/3 of the way. Place in freezer for 1 hr.
    3. After the bottom layer of the popsicles has frozen, fill the molds up another 1/3 of the way full with blueberries.
    4. Fill the rest of the molds up with plain or greek yogurt. (Make sure to tap the molds down a little bit, to make sure the yogurt has filled the gaps around the blueberries.)
    5. Freeze overnight for best results.
    6. To remove popsicles, run the molds under hot water, until the popsicles slide out easily. Enjoy!

  • Vitamin C Syrup

    4 c. pure water
    1/2 c. bilberry fruit
    1/4 c. rose hips
    1/4 c. hibiscus flowers
    1 c. raw honey (maple syrup for children under 1 year)

    1. Bring water to boil in a saucepan. Immediately turn down heat until water is simmering (steaming, but not boiling).

    2. Measure and add the herbs to water. Stir to mix. Let herbs simmer in water over low heat until water is reduced by half (2 cups).

    3. Strain herbs and compost. Pour herbal infused water into a 1 quart mason jar.

    4. Let cool until slightly warm. Add raw honey or maple syrup to water. Stir well. Refrigerate. Use daily when trying to prevent sickness.