Cranberry hibiscus is both sweet-tart tasting and highly nutritious. Its’ deep red leaves resemble those of a maple tree.

You can enjoy cranberry hibiscus by:

  • using in recipes
  • eating raw
  • steeping in hot water to make a tea

It is high in B vitamins which give you more energy throughout the day and vitamin C which boosts your immune system. Research indicates that antioxidants found in cranberry hibiscus lowers cholesterol, improves the functioning of your liver, and helps fight cancer. Its’ use has been also associated with reducing stress, lowering blood pressure, and helping with indigestion.

Originally from Africa, cranberry hibiscus grows well in South Florida and we have plenty growing on campus at Hippocrates Health Institute.

 

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