Basil Tea with Hibiscus


Basil has been used as a remedy for relieving stress for centuries. Use English Breakfast or any other mild black tea. This tea is great for both adults and children.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
4 cups


  • 4 ½ cups water

  • 5 dried hibiscus petals

  • 3 tablespoons sliced fresh basil leaves, or more to taste

  • 2 teaspoons grated lime zest

  • 3 teaspoons black tea leaves


  1. Fill a stovetop kettle with water and bring to a boil. Remove from heat; add hibiscus, basil, lime zest, and tea leaves. Stir once or twice and cover. Let steep for 3 to 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

2 Calories
0g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 2
% Daily Value *
Sodium 9mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 2mg 8%
Calcium 19mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 26mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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