Sumac, Hibiscus, and Dried Lime Herbal Tea


By Kristy Mucci

Published on March 15, 2017

A pleasantly tart, fragrant, and caffeine-free herbal recipe that's the perfect afternoon pick-me-up.

Caffeine-free, no-waste, and way better than a tea bag

Featured in: Turn Kitchen Scraps and Leftover Spices Into Delicious Herbal Tea


  • 1 tsp. hibiscus leaves
  • 1 tsp. whole sumac berries
  • 1 white dried Omani (Persian) lime
  • 1 cup boiling water


Step 1

In a teapot, liquid measuring cup, or any other vessel that pours neatly, add the dry ingredients, then the boiling water. Let steep for 3-5 minutes, then strain into individual mugs. Repeat up to 3 times with the same aromatics to intensify the flavors.

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