Karkade: A Translation to English

Hibiscus tea in glass teapot

Karkade (Arabic كركديه, scientific Hibiscus sabdariffa L., English: Roselle) is the translated Arabic word for hibiscus flowers, and is commonly used in reference to infused hibiscus tea as well.

Naturally, hibiscus tea has a dark red color, and is a popular beverage throughout the world, but is notably common in places such as Egypt and Sudan. Steeped in cultural significance, Karkade has become increasingly popular in recent years.

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