Jamaican tea is a delicious and refreshing beverage that is perfect for a hot day. It is made with hibiscus flowers, ginger, and spices, and has a sweet and tart flavor. Jamaican tea is also known for its health benefits, including its ability to boost the immune system, lower blood pressure, and aid in digestion.


  • 1 cup dried hibiscus flowers
  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 10 cups water
  • Honey or sugar to taste


  1. In a large pot, combine the hibiscus flowers, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg.
  2. Pour in the water and bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes.
  4. Strain the tea and add honey or sugar to taste.
  5. Serve hot or cold.

Preparation and Cooking Time:

  • Preparation time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking time: 15 minutes
  • Total time: 20 minutes


  • For a stronger flavor, you can add more hibiscus flowers or ginger.
  • You can also add other spices to your Jamaican tea, such as allspice, cardamom, or star anise.
  • Jamaican tea can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Health Benefits of Jamaican Tea:

  • Jamaican tea is a good source of antioxidants, which can help protect the body against damage from free radicals.
  • Hibiscus flowers have been shown to lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
  • Ginger is a natural anti-inflammatory and can help to soothe an upset stomach.
  • Cinnamon can help to regulate blood sugar levels.
  • Cloves have antibacterial and antiviral properties.
  • Nutmeg is a natural relaxant and can help to improve sleep.

Jamaican tea is a delicious and healthy beverage that can be enjoyed hot or cold. It is a great way to boost your immune system, improve your digestion, and relax your mind and body.

Other Jamaican Recipes:

  • Jamaican Jerk Chicken
  • Jamaican Rice and Peas
  • Jamaican Plantain Pudding

I hope you enjoy this recipe for Jamaican tea!

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