lemongrass hibiscus tea with orange peel and maple syrup
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Lemongrass Hibiscus Tea Recipe with Orange Peel & Maple Syrup

Lemongrass Hibiscus Tea with orange peel and maple syrup is exceptionally beneficial for the immune system and as a natural remedy for cold or flu. Can be enjoyed as a hot brew or cold drink at any time of the day all year round.
Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time8 mins
Course: Beverage
Keyword: hibiscus tea, lemongrass tea
Servings: 1 large cup
Author: Teenuja Dahari - veganlovlie.com


  • 1 - 2 lemongrass stalks
  • 1 teaspoon dried hibiscus flowers
  • Orange peel from half of an orange or tangerine
  • Maple syrup or other sweetener, to taste
  • 1 cup water [250 ml] or slightly more to account for evaporation


  • Cut the lemongrass stalks into pieces of about 5 cm [2 inches]. Then split each piece in half along the length.
  • Place the water and lemongrass in a saucepan and bring to a boil. When the water reaches boiling point, let it boil for another minute.
  • Remove from the heat. Add in the orange peels and the hibiscus flowers.
  • Let this steep for about 5 minutes.
  • Strain and pour into a cup.
  • Add maple syrup to taste and enjoy.
  • Alternatively, you can let the mixture cool down completely then refrigerate and enjoy cold.



Link to original recipe - Lemongrass Hibiscus Tea Recipe with Orange Peel & Maple Syrup - https://veganlovlie.com/lemongrass-hibiscus-tea-recipe-orange-peel-maple-syrup-natural-remedies-for-cold-flu/