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
Servings: 1 large cup
- 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.