Hibiscus, Rose & Mint Sun Tea

Cooling, Refreshing and Hydrating
frosty glass jars of hibiscus tea
Recipe Source: 
Flowerfolk Herbs

Ingredients

  • 4 Tbsp dried hibiscus
  • 2 Tbsp dried rose petals
  • 1/2 to 1 Tbsp dried spearmint

Directions

  1. Add all herbs to a quart-sized glass jar and cover completely with cold water. Give it a stir and then cap tightly.
  2. Place jar in a sunny window and let it infuse for 3 to 6 hours until the desired flavor is reached.
  3. Strain out the herbs and enjoy iced!

Notes

This tea is wonderfully cooling, refreshing and hydrating on hot summer days (and is made with a cold water infusion).

Contributor

Steph Zabel

Nearly a decade ago Steph Zabel created Herbstalk, a joyful community-based herbal gathering, which brings together crafters, teachers and students from across the region.

She is also a graduate of the CommonWealth Center for Herbal Medicine and holds a MSc in ethnobotany, and worked for many years in the botanical collections at the Harvard University Herbarium.​