Yoga Mail

By Nicole Yong


1 cinnamon stick
8 – 10 fresh hibiscus (wash and just use the petals only), or 2 tablespoons of dried hibiscus flower
1 litre of filtered water
Orange juice squeezed from 3 fresh oranges

Lime juice squeezed from 1 large fresh lime
2 tablespoons of organic brown sugar
A little of sea salt for the rim of the glass (optional)


  1. Place the cinnamon stick, hibiscus petals and filtered water in a small pot and place it on the stove.
  2. Simmer gently for 8 – 10 minutes to boil.
  3. Add in brown sugar, stir and allow it to dissolve.
  4. Let the hibiscus tea cool down for 20 minutes.
  5. Then add in the orange juice and lime juice into the warm tea.
  6. Place some sea salt onto the rim of the glass.
  7. This drink can be served warm or cool.

*The hibiscus tea is known to provide a cooling relief from the summer heat. It helps to improve the mood and has a diuretic effect on the body. However, hibiscus tea is not advised for women who are preparing to conceive and for those who are pregnant.