• Karkade useful properties

    Chemical composition per 100 grams
    Nutritional value
    Caloric value 0.9 kcal
    Proteins 0.091 g
    Carbohydrates 0.129 g
    Water 99 g
    Vitamin A( RE) 0.5 μg
    Vitamin B2( riboflavin) 0.01 mg
    VitaminC 0.1 mg
    Vitamin PP( Niacin equivalent) 0.1121 mg
    Calcium 9.36 mg
    Magnesium 5.35 mg
    Sodium 1.7 mg
    Potassium 24.55 mg
    Phosphorus 8.2 mg
    Chlorine1.39 mg
    Sulfur 0.99 mg
    Trace Elements
    Iron 0,001 mg
    Copper 0.59 μg
    Manganese 0,0016 mg
    Fluoride 99.01 μg

    Has anti-aging propertieseffect. Karkade tea contains substances that fight free radicals and prevent the formation of malignant and benign tumors. Tea karkade useful to those who have problems with blood vessels. Hibiscus flowers are red because they contain anthocyanins that provide this color. Anthocyanins strengthen the walls of blood vessels, regulate permeability. Hibiscus contains various organic acids. Citric acid helps normalize the general condition of the body and its beneficial properties, strengthens it, protects against various infectious and colds. Linoleic acid prevents the formation of plaques on the walls of blood vessels and removes unnecessary fat. Chamomile tea helps at high temperature, helps to reduce it, and it also has a diuretic effect. It contains a lot of vitamin C and fatty acids. They help to improve the general condition, cheer up, remove fatigue, promote a better metabolism. Karkade tea has a good effect on the male reproductive system, so it will be useful for men to take it.

    After the hibiscus flowers brewed them, it is not worth throwing away, they can be used for food. They contain a lot of pectin, which helps to cleanse the body. It absorbs toxins and harmful substances and removes them from the body, and it also removes salts of heavy metals. Karkade tea can replace cucumber pickle and will suit those who suffer from hangover syndrome. It helps to get rid of the products of alcohol breakdown. If the tea is taken on an empty stomach, then it acts as an antiparasitic agent.


    It is not recommended to use karkade tea for people who have stomach problems or have an ulcer. Karkad tea has high acidity and useful properties, so it can irritate the stomach. When gastritis should choose a calm and neutral food and drinks. You should not drink karkade tea for people who have cholelithiasis and urolithiasis. Some people may have an individual intolerance to this tea, which can cause allergic reactions. Perhaps you heard this kind of saying: as if the tea karkade in hot form helps to increase the pressure, and in the cold, on the contrary, lowering. This is not true. Because, regardless of the temperature of the tea, the carcade, with which it is served, enters the stomach at about the same temperature.

    Brewing recipes

    Karkade tea can be consumed in any way. As your soul will. You can drink with sugar or without, add lemon, mint, ginger or any other seasonings that you have to taste, you can serve karkade tea cold or hot, boil, simply brew or keep in a water bath. Everyone is looking for a "delicious" recipe.

    Recipe for carcade tea from Egypt

    10 g( 1 tablespoon) - petals.
    1 glass of water
    Sugar to taste
    Soak hibiscus flowers for two hours in cold water. We put it on the fire and bring it to a boil. On a very small fire, boil for about 3-5 minutes. Remove from the fire, choose or filter flowers, add sugar to taste. This drink is drunk both cold and hot.

    It is better to eat the flowers caught after brewing, becausethey contain between 7.5 and 9.5% protein and 13 amino acids, 6 of which are indispensable for the human body. They can be added to soups and side dishes.

    Another few ways to brew tea karkade:

    1. Put the carpathian petals in a bowl with boiling water and boil for about 3 minutes.
    2. You can put the karkade petals in a cup of boiling water and for 5-10 minutes insist it.
    3. You can also put the carcade petals in the dishes with cold water, then bring to a boil, add sugar and remove from heat. Leave it to be brewed and cooled.

    Usually 1 cup of karkade is taken for 1 cup of water to prepare a drink from hibiscus, but this amount can be varied depending on individual preferences.

    Cold karkade

    Cold drink from karkade can be prepared in two ways:
    1. Hot drink is cooled and ice is added to it, drink it through a straw.
    2. Hibiscus flowers are infused for 8 hours in water at room temperature. Then add sugar and drink as a soft drink.

    Simple recipe

    For a glass of boiling water, take two spoons of hibiscus petals and cook for 5 minutes at low heat. Sugar is added at the end.

    Brew in a cup

    Put whole petals in a cup( 1-2 spoons), add sugar, pour boiling water, and cover tightly. We insist 10-15 minutes.

    crocheted tea is made from hibiscus petals. Hibiscus comes from India. Hibiscus of the Malvian family, which occur as annual plants and perennial shrubs.

    Throughout its history, karkade tea has had many names: a drink of pharaohs, a royal drink and the like. It is more correct to not call tea karkade a tea, because it does not belong to any of the varieties of tea. It's a herbal drink.

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