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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Makes the best tea!

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Desert Hibiscus is my new favorite cocktail!

I’ve made several drinks with steeped hibiscus flower as the base and they all are awesome!!! I’ll be ordering more....a lot more!

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Great Hot or Cold

I like the desert hibiscus flower product so much that I ordered a second so I won’t run out. I use it to make iced tea now and will make hot tea as the weather cools. I enjoy the tea but am also hopeful it will assist in regulating blood pressure.

Melissa P.
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Wonderful! Especially for teas.

Jill R.
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Hibiscus tea

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