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. Folk herbalists have used hibiscus flowers in the past to help calm the muscular system.