Hibiscus Lemon Tea

Hibiscus Lemon Tea is an excellent go-to weight loss drink! It’s a healthy drink recipe that pairs well with any dish, snack, or dessert. This naturally sweet and refreshing beverage makes it perfect for any diet!

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How to Make Hibiscus Lemon Tea

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Lemons are distinctly known for their sour and powerful flavor and odor. Moreover, they can enhance the flavor of a dish and extend its shelf life.

They can also be used for sauces, pastries, desserts, garnishes, seasonings, and more. They manage and control weight, improve digestive health, support heart health, and prevent asthma.

I also love using these lemons for Turmeric Tea and Iced Tea!

fresh lemon fruits


Hibiscus flowers are bright red with a flavor similar to cranberries and tart. It is a popular ingredient for making tea and is also used for jam, ice cream, desserts, and sauces. 

It contains antioxidants and vitamins to fight bacteria and infection, reduce inflammation, lower blood pressure and cholesterol, lose weight, and support liver health. 

With these two ingredients, you will be on your way to a life-changing weight-loss journey!


Lemon cubes
  1. Rinse the lemon and peel off its skin.
  2. Slice it into small pieces with a knife.
  3. Feed the pieces into a slow juicer.
  4. Then, transfer the juice into an ice cube mold.
  5. Transfer the ice cubes into a resealable bag in the freezer once frozen solid. 
Hibiscus lemon tea
  1. Boil filtered water in a pot or kettle and pour it into a glass bowl.
  2. Then, put some hibiscus flowers into a snap ball strainer and submerge it in the hot water to infuse. 
  3. After a few minutes of infusing the hibiscus, put lemon ice cubes into the glass cup to dissolve.
  4. Remove the lemon strainer once satisfied with the flavor.
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How to Purchase and Store Lemons

  • When buying lemons, choose ones with bright yellow colors without brown spots or soft spots.
  • Lemons that feel heavier for their size are likely to contain lots of juice.
  • You can also purchase organic lemons, especially if you want to use the zest for cooking. 
  • For storage, you can put the lemons in a basket on your counter to last up to 10 days, but it is best stored in a resealable bag in the fridge for up to several weeks. 
hibiscus and lemon herbal tea

How to Extract Lemon Juice Without a Slow Juicer

  1. Soften the lemon by submerging it in a bowl of hot water or rolling it over a hard surface until the juice sacs loosen up. You can also microwave it for 20 seconds. 
  2. Then, cut the lemon in half using a knife and squeeze it over a bowl to extract the juice.
  3. You can strain it to get rid of seeds or pulp. Aside from using your hands, you can also use a slow juicer to extract the lemon juice.

Buying and Preserving Hibiscus

  • Nowadays, hibiscus flowers are sold in packages, so purchase ones that indicate the expiration date and instructions for storage and consumption. 
  • Store the hibiscus flowers in an airtight container. Place the flowers face-up and seal the container closed. Using this method, hibiscus flowers can last up to 2 years. 
dried hibiscus flower

Drying Your Own Hibiscus Flowers

Sun drying
  1. To sundry, arrange the flowers on a tray with the flower facing upward.
  2. Place it in an area with sunlight with less wind.
  3. Let it dry for up to 5 days or until completely dry.
  1. Put the flowers on a dehydrator tray and ensure that there is enough space in between the flowers.
  2. Set the machine at the lowest temperature and constantly check it for dryness. 
Oven Dry
  1. Arrange the flowers on a lined baking tray to dry in the oven.
  2. Set the oven to the lowest temperature and let it dry with the oven door slightly ajar.
  3. Wait until the flowers are dry and brittle.

Hibiscus Lemon Tea Variations

This Hibiscus Lemon Tea is safe for vegan, gluten-free, and dairy-free diets. Its all-natural and organic ingredients can help you absorb nutrients and flavors. 

You can add honey, syrups, and mint to make it healthier and tastier. You may also use fresh fruits like strawberries and apples to add a refreshing flavor. 

Aside from this recipe, you can also try Hibiscus with Pineapple or a classic Ginger, Honey, and Lemon Tea for a detoxifying drink!

  • Slow juicer: Feed the lemon slices into the slow juicer to extract the juice.
  • Knife: Use a knife to peel and slice the lemon.
  • Snap ball strainer: Put the hibiscus flowers into this device to infuse.
  • Electric kettle: Boil filtered water in a pot or a water heater.
  • Glass cup: Make the tea in a glass cup.
  • Ice cube molds: Let the lemon juice freeze in ice cube molds.

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How to Serve Hibiscus Lemon Tea

Hibiscus Lemon Tea can be served at any time of the day. It is best to drink in the morning to kickstart your day with a healthy and energizing drink. You can serve it hot or cold, depending on your preferences. 

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Storage Tips

  • At room temperature: Drink the Hibiscus Lemon Tea within 8 hours of making it to prevent it from losing nutrients and flavors. 

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  • In the fridge: Pour the tea into a glass bottle and place it in the fridge to last overnight or up to 24 hours. 
  • To freeze: Let the tea freeze in ice cube molds. Once frozen solid, transfer them into a freezer bag for up to several months. Simply pop them into glass cups to thaw at room temperature or in the microwave

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the benefits of lemon and hibiscus tea?

Hibiscus Lemon Tea is one of the healthiest beverages you will ever encounter. It is natural, preservative-free, organic, and fresh. 

Aside from the health benefits of lemons and hibiscus flowers, Hibiscus Lemon Tea can also lower body fat, regulate high blood pressure, lower bad cholesterol, and increase good cholesterol levels.

Is it OK to drink hibiscus tea daily?

Yes, you can drink hibiscus tea daily if you limit your intake to about two cups daily.

Who cannot drink Hibiscus Lemon Tea?

This drink is not recommended for babies and pregnant or breastfeeding women. The baby’s digestive system may be overwhelmed with the flavors and acidity of the drink, so it is best to stick to breast milk and formula milk as drinks. 

Meanwhile, in pregnant and breastfeeding women, this drink may lead to delayed puberty, menstruation,  or miscarriages.

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hibiscus and lemon herbal tea

Hibiscus Lemon Tea

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If you want to lose weight and stay healthy in a proper way, start by trying out this delicious, flavorful, and nutritious Hibiscus Lemon Tea!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Servings 1
Course Drinks, Drinks and Juices
Cuisine North African, Southeast Asia
Calories 4kcal


  • 1 tbsp hibiscus flowers
  • 1 tbsp lemon (juice – fresh or frozen)
  • ¾ cup Water (hot water)


  • Prepare the lemons ice cubes.
    Rinse the lemon and peel off its skin. Slice it into small pieces and feed it into a slow juicer. Then, transfer the juice into an ice cube mold. Transfer the ice cubes into a plastic bag in the freezer once frozen solid.
  • Infuse the hibiscus.
    Boil filtered water and pour it into a glass bowl. Then, put some hibiscus flowers into a snap ball strainer and submerge it in the hot water to infuse.
  • Combine the hibiscus tea and lemon.
    After a few minutes of infusing the hibiscus, put lemon ice cubes into the glass cup to dissolve. Remove the lemon strainer once satisfied with the flavor.



  • Purchase quality lemons and hibiscus flowers for the most refreshing tea.
  • Consume the tea within 8 hours for maximum absorption of nutrients.
  • This is not recommended for babies, pregnant women, and lactating mothers.
  • In case you don’t have a snap ball strainer, you can use an infuser mesh strainer, mesh brewing baskets, and paper teabags.
  • Steep the hibiscus flowers for at least 10 minutes. Taste the tea now and then to check if the flavor is suited to your liking.


Calories: 4kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 0.2gFat: 0.04gSaturated Fat: 0.01gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.01gSodium: 10mgPotassium: 23mgFiber: 0.4gSugar: 0.4gVitamin A: 47IUVitamin C: 8mgCalcium: 10mgIron: 0.1mg
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