Rosella is a type of hibiscus (Hibiscus sabdariffa) that has a fleshy seed casing that tastes like a tart combination of raspberries and plums.
Dried Rosella are most commonly steeped in hot water and drunk like tea, thought to be high in antioxidants, and to help lower blood pressure.
The Rosella fruits are hand-picked and sun dried. To make into a powder ground up dried Rosella. It works well in either sweet or savoury dishes and goes well with ginger, chilli, and sugar, and fruits such as apples, peaches pears. It adds a beautiful red colour to herb teas, jams, chutneys, sauces, syrups and drinks.
ROSELLA FRUIT (DRIED, WHOLE)
Benefits of Rosella Tea - Both hot and cold, Rosella tea is delicious and refreshing and has many health benefits.
Rosella is rich in vitamin C and anti-oxidants. It helps to protect against coughs and colds, and builds your immune system.
Rosella has diuretic properties – helps to get rid of unneeded water and salt through urine, which also helps to lower blood pressure.
If taken regularly Rosella tea can prevent bladder infections.
Rosella tea helps to reduce cramps and menstrual pain, and also balances hormones related to mood swings and depression.
Rosella tea contains vitamins and minerals that have antidepressant properties. Drinking rosella tea can help to calm the nerves and relax you.
Rosella tea is drunken by many people to improve digestion.
Rosella tea quenches thirst and cools the body quickly.
Rosella tea can help with weight loss since it restricts the absorption of starch and glucose.
Please note: Rosella tea is not recommended for pregnant women as is stimulates menstruation. Also, since it helps to lower blood pressure, it is not recommended for those with low blood pressure already.