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Hibiscus Flowers- The Hidden Realities of Commercial Production

Hibiscus Flowers, known for their vivid color and tangy flavor, are not always as pure as they appear.

The Sumac Addition, So Common!

A startling practice in the industry is the addition of sumac to Hibiscus Flowers. While sumac is a natural ingredient, its use in Hibiscus products is often to artificially enhance the color, creating a deeper red hue. This practice, aimed at appealing to visual expectations, can mislead consumers seeking the authentic benefits of pure Hibiscus.

Flavor Masking, A Hidden Synthetic

In an effort to standardize the tart(sour) flavor of Hibiscus, artificial flavor enhancers are sometimes added. These synthetic agents mask the flower’s natural taste and can contain compounds that are best avoided in a natural diet.


Dried Hibiscus..

At Green Fields Oils, authenticity is key. We source our Dried Hibiscus directly from reputable vendors to ensure a product free from additives and unnatural fragrances. We're committed to offering products that are naturally safe and visually enchanting. Choose Green Fields Oils for Dried Hibiscus that represents true purity... all for You <3

Hibiscus Flowers- A Sip of History & Flavor

Ancient Egyptian Hibiscus Rituals

In the sun-drenched lands of ancient Egypt, hibiscus tea wasn't just a beverage; it was a health drink. They often combined the tart(sour) hibiscus brew with honey and aloe vera, creating a drink that was as soothing for the body as it was refreshing for the soul.

Traditional African Hibiscus Concoctions

In Africa, hibiscus was more than a plant; it was a part of life. Healers brewed the petals with local spices, like ginger or clove, creating a warming tea that was believed to aid digestion and enhance energy.

Hibiscus Meets the Caribbean, 'Agua de Jamaica' Recipe

In the Caribbean, hibiscus took center stage in 'Agua de Jamaica.' To make this iconic drink:

  1. Steep dried hibiscus petals in hot water.
  2. Strain and add natural sweeteners like cane sugar or honey.
  3. Enhance with a dash of lime juice and a sprinkle of cinnamon or a few cloves for that spicy kick.
  4. Serve chilled for a refreshing and tangy drink, beloved at gatherings and a staple in homes.

European Hibiscus Delicacies

Europeans embraced hibiscus in a different way, often using the petals to create vibrant preserves. The tart flavor of hibiscus was balanced with sweet apples or berries, simmered to perfection for a spread that brightened up any morning toast.