Nautica Hibiscus Petals for Tea

Nautica Hibiscus Petals for Tea
Nautica Hibiscus Petals for Tea
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Brew up a cup of something really special with this sweet and fragrant hibiscus petal tea. Drinking hibiscus tea regularly is known to lower the blood pressure, and it’s a wonderfully calming drink. Hibiscus flowers are also a popular ingredient in natural beauty treatments for the face and hair; you can use Nautica hibiscus petals to make your own toning and softening facial masks, shampoos and detangling treatments.

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Description

Tea made from the hibiscus flower doesn’t just taste and smell wonderful; it also has a long list of health benefits. Antioxidant-rich hibiscus has long been used as a traditional medicine to help support heart health, respiratory health, digestion and circulation. Today, it’s known as a natural way to lower high blood pressure and cholesterol levels, which makes hibiscus tea a wonderfully healthy brew. What’s more, you can use Nautica’s hibiscus petals to add shine to your hair and tone your complexion.

Hibiscus flowers contain a slippery plant extract called mucilage, which soothes rashes, dry skin and itchy scalps, and works to detangle the hair. It’s also a natural astringent and moisturiser, so it’s great for softening and toning the skin.

Directions

  • Steep a few hibiscus petals in a cup of hot water to make a fragrant hibiscus tea.
  • Infuse the petals to make a hair and skin rinse.
  • Add a hibiscus petal infusion to your shampoo for shiny hair.
  • Make your own nourishing face mask with hibiscus petals and honey.

Recipe for refreshing hibiscus iced tea:

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup Nautica hibiscus petals
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 4 cups cold water
  • 2 tablespoons to ¼ cup raw honey
  • Lime wedges (optional, for serving)

Method:

  • Place hibiscus flowers and cinnamon stick in a large jar or bowl. Add the water.
  • Cover and refrigerate overnight (8 to 12 hours).
  • Add honey to taste.
  • Strain out the solids and serve over ice with a squeeze of lime.
  • Store covered in the refrigerator; it will keep for up to one week.

Recipe for a nourishing hibiscus face mask:

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp Nautica hibiscus petals
  • 1 tbsp raw honey

Method:

  • Scald hibiscus with ¼ cup of boiling water and brew for 30-40 minutes.
  • Mix honey with 2 tbsp of hibiscus brew. If your mixture is too runny, you can thicken it with oat bran or cosmetic clay.
  • Apply to clean face and neck. Leave for 10-15 minutes and rinse first with lukewarm water and then with cold water.

Ingredients

100% Hibiscus flores (hibiscus petals)

Reviews
Reviews
Overall Rating
4.3 out of 5 stars from 4 reviews

4 out of 4 people would recommend this product

29/09/2017, By Carly
Great product, best hibiscus loose tea I've tasted at a great price
05/09/2017, By Samantha
I love this "tea", I use these petals to make Hibiscus Kombucha and it tastes amazing! Buy one nearly every month
14/07/2017, By Kelly
Very good product. Yes it does stain a bit but I produce and distill gin and use this in my infusions as some of my hibiscus flowers have gone into hiding for the winter. Still the same delicious flavour and smell.
28/06/2017, By Brenda
Just be careful if you want to use it for something other than tea as it stains. Otherwise a good organic product

Please Note:

Faithful to Nature is an online retail store, specialising in a wide selection of natural supplements, vitamins, superfoods and health-related products. Our green team is all about helping you unlock your full potential to live a healthy life; however we are not medical professionals. Please do consult your health care practitioner when seeking medical advice. Some products may be manufactured in a factory that also produce gluten, nuts and dairy products.

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