This is one of those recipes that takes me back to my childhood...
Here is my recipe using dried flowers (because, I am in Arkansas and can't get fresh ones!)
When it's boiled you get a lovely deep red drink (similar to a Kool Aid punch) which actually is very good for you. As a kid, I was told by my baby-sitters that it was good for your liver and iron and would keep you from getting colds. Unlike other concoctions I didn't mind drinking this because it was very, very, yummy.
Hibiscus tea, Chica de Saril, Jamaica, Sorrell Punch, Hibiscus punch... whatever you call it
HAS BEEN SHOWN to:
Lower blood pressure,
Help sugar levels,
Boost immune system
and aid in weight loss!
*Now, with all the sugar in it I'm not sure how much of a help it can be in lowering blood sugar...