It has a naturally sour like cranberry taste, so it is very pleasant to the taste buds.
When dried hibiscus flowers are steeped in hot water, the dark red hibiscus tea is called karkadeh / karkady in Arabic, and is popular in North Africa, particularly Egypt and Sudan. In Egypt and Sudan, wedding celebrations are traditionally toasted with a glass of hibiscus tea.
In West Africa, it’s known as bissap, tsoborodo or wonjo; bissap is called the ‘national drink of Senegal.’ Hibiscus is rich in antioxidants minerals and vitamin C.
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