Herbs are hot and getting hotter. Years ago, anyone interested in using or “prescribing” plants for medicinal purposes had to rely on folklore and anecdotes. There was little proven, reliable research on herbs. But with public demand, studies have mounted and we now have proof (even among U.S. scientists!) that herbs are viable treatments for many ailments.
In the Old Testament, the Promised Land flows with milk and honey- and pomegranates. In addition, in an erotic double entendre in the Biblical Song of Songs, he bride invites the groom to “drink the juice of my pomegranate”.
There have been many studies done on the consumption of tea and its many health benefits and green tea has been the one to receive the most attention and has been the one to be widely marketed. While green tea does deserve to be put on a pedal stool, hibiscus tea also has its very own health benefits as well.