Desert Hibiscus - Burlap & Barrel Single Origin Spices
Desert Hibiscus - Burlap & Barrel Single Origin Spices

Desert Hibiscus

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Our Desert Hibiscus comes from an organic farm in Egypt and adds a refreshing, fruity tang to your dishes and drinks. Bright, fruity and tart, it’s perfect for teas, infusions, and cocktails.

  • Origin: Aswan, Egypt
  • Aliases: Sorrel, Flor de Jamaica
  • Process: Sun-dried
  • Ingredients: 100% organically-grown hibiscus flower petals (Hibiscus sabdariffa)
  • Tasting notes: Bright • Fruity • Tart


  • Use a few flowers with lemon and honey to make a refreshing hot or iced tea
  • Steep in hot water, sugar, ginger and lemon peel to make a simple syrup or cook down for a hibiscus sauce
  • Add to marinade for your beef or lamb dishes
  • Pairs well with: Pemba Cloves, Sweet Allspice Berries, Wild Red Juniper Berries


Our Desert Hibiscus is grown along the Nile in Aswan on the Egyptian/Sudanese border.  Hibiscus is an edible bright red flower that grows from plants that grow to 3-6 feet in height. Once harvested, the flowers are laid out to dry under the desert sun for up to three days. Our Desert Hibiscus is grown organically.

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Melissa P.
United States United States

Wonderful! Especially for teas.

Jill R.
United States United States
Hibiscus tea

I loved this with cinnamon sticks! So good Next I want to try the frosting!

Gail S.
United States United States
Love this product

So superior to the supermarket variety!

Hillary R.
United States United States
Hibiscus iced tea is addicting

Raspberry-hibiscus iced tea. Nuff said.

Ori Z.

So good. Packed with flavor. Transparent business. Great guys. Buy all the things