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Hibiscus Tea (Agua de Jamaica) - Tart, a bit fruity, so refreshing, and packed full of antioxidants (more than pomegranate juice!) and electrolytes.. pretty amazing, right?!

Hibiscus Tea (Agua de Jamaica)

Course Beverage
Cuisine Asian / American
Keyword agua de jamaica, beverage, drinks, hibiscus tea
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 130 kcal
Author Cheryl Malik


  • 1 1/2 cup of dried Jamaica Flowers
  • 3 cups of water
  • 4 cups of water to make 2 quarts of the final drink
  • 1/4 - 1/2 cup agave nectar
  • 2 whole juice of two limes


  1. Place the dried flowers in a small pot with the 3 cups of water and bring to a boil. Boil for about 20-30 minutes over medium-low heat.
  2. Cover and let steep for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  3. Strain the flower and water tea. Stir in the remaining 4 cups water, 1/4 cup agave nectar, and lime juice.

Recipe Notes

Add more agave nectar, to taste, if desired.

Nutrition Facts
Hibiscus Tea (Agua de Jamaica)
Amount Per Serving (4 g)
Calories 130 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 23mg1%
Potassium 21mg1%
Carbohydrates 32g11%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 28g31%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 241IU5%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 17mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.