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Posted by Michael Taggart on
By Michael Taggart Many people now know some of the health benefits of drinking tea – especially green and white tea – but the new kid on the block is hibiscus tea. So is this fashionable tea just as healthy? A quick caveat: hibiscus tea is not really new and – strictly speaking – it’s not really a tea as it is not from the tea plant Camelia sinensis; it’s an infusion. But it is certainly growing in popularity, so let's take a look at what it is. Hibiscus tea: botany The hibiscus used in tea comes from the green part...