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


  • 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.
  • Cover and let steep for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  • Strain the flower and water tea. Stir in the remaining 4 cups water, 1/4 cup agave nectar, and lime juice.


Add more agave nectar, to taste, if desired.


Serving: 4g | Calories: 130kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 23mg | Potassium: 21mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 241IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg | Net Carbs: 31g