Sorrel Tea and Drink recepies


Sorrel Tea and Drink recepies

Sorrel Drink


What is Sorrel

Sorrel not to be confused with sorrel the herb, is a cousin of the hibiscus flower. The calyces of the flower are dried and made into a popular drink throughout the Caribbean, Latin American (in Mexico it is called 'Flor de Jamaica',  Australia it is Rosella. Middle Eastern, and Africa countries in Nigeria it is called Zobo drink. It has a tart cranberry flavor.

Sorrel Drink Health Benefits

The calyces of the sorrel are high in Vitamin C and flavonoids. Studies have shown that these properties have great health benefits. They are anti-inflammatory, protecting the body from oxidative damages.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Bring water to boil in a large pot. Add sorrel, ginger, orange peel and allspice berries.
  2. Remove from heat and allow to steep for 2 hours or cool and place in the refrigerator overnight
  3. Strain. Sweeten with your favorite sweetener. Refrigerate and enjoy!