Karkade, also known as hibiscus tea, is a vibrant and refreshing beverage with roots deeply embedded in various cultures around the world. Brewed from the dried calyces of the hibiscus flower, Karkade is celebrated for its stunning ruby-red hue and its invigorating tartness. Originating in North Africa, Karkade has transcended geographical boundaries to become a global favorite, known by different names in various regions. The floral and slightly citrusy notes of hibiscus create a unique flavor profile, offering a delightful combination of sweetness and tanginess that awakens the senses.
Beyond its enticing taste, Karkade is cherished for its potential health benefits. Rich in antioxidants and vitamin C, this herbal infusion is often enjoyed both hot and iced. It is known for its cooling properties, making it a popular choice for refreshing drinks, particularly in warm climates. Whether you sip it traditionally as a warm cup in the Moroccan style or chill it over ice for a tropical twist, Karkade is more than a tea; it's a sensory experience that captures the essence of the vibrant hibiscus flower in every sip.
Origin: Burkina Faso, Africa
This tea is fulfilled by our partner company Tea Runners. It's the same delicious tea from your Simple Loose Leaf subscription and fulfilled from the same warehouse.
Brew for 3 to 5 minutes at 200°f or 93°c
Brew for 2 to 3 minutes at 180°f or 82°c
Brew for 5 to 10 minutes at 212°f or 100°c
Brew for 2 to 3 minutes at 200°f or 93°c
Due to health concerns, we can't accept teas that have been opened as returns. But reach out to us about your experience and we'll work with you to make sure you're happy with your purchase.
You absolutely can. If you create a Tea Profile with the same email address that is used on your Simple Loose Leaf account, we'll use your personal preferences to select what teas are sent as part of your subscription or gift membership.
Simple Loose Leaf has adopted a simple shipping model. Tea Subscriptions and Gift memberships have the cost of shipping included in the price you pay.
Individual tea orders pay for the shipping they use and get free shipping on orders over $70.
With the best shipping rates being for 12 ounces of tea or less, typically.
Orders ship on Tuesdays and Fridays right now. Tea Subscriptions and Gift memberships will ship 5 to 10 business after the renewal.
And tea orders ship within 2 to 3 business days of the order being place.