Hibiscus tea in Vietnam is among the best herbal tea bringing drinkers a unique taste, flavor, and a lot of health benefits. With more than 26 years in tea production and tea export, FGC is the best Hibiscus tea supplier in Vietnam.


Hibiscus tea is a herbal tea, deep red, made from dried parts of the hibiscus flower. It has sweet and tart flavors, similar to cranberry, and may be consumed hot or iced. Hibiscus tea is sometimes blended with a small quantity of black tea to make it tastier and healthier. This article explores more information and the potential health benefits of drinking hibiscus tea and also provides the answer to why you should buy Hibiscus tea in Vietnam, especially from FGC. 

General Information about Hibiscus Tea in Vietnam

What is the so-called Vietnamese Hibiscus Tea?

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Hibiscus tea is a herbal tea made from dried hibiscus flowers, usually using petals and sepals. Source: pinterest.com

Hibiscus tea is a herbal tea made from dried hibiscus flowers, usually using petals and sepals. There are several hundred different species of the hibiscus plant, the flowers come in all shapes, sizes, and colors, although the dried flowers from the Hibiscus Sabdariffa plant are most common for teas. 

These come in many colors, such as white, yellow, pink, orange, red, etc. The pink and red colored flowers are most commonly used for culinary purposes. Vietnamese hibiscus tea is known as a deep red color. 

The origin of Hibiscus Tea in Vietnam 

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Hibiscus plants originate in North Africa and Southeast Asia but now grow in many tropical and subtropical climates. Source: pinterest.com

Hibiscus plants grow strongly in places that have warm and tropical climates. It originated in North Africa and Southeast Asia but now grows in many tropical and subtropical climates.

Vietnam is one of the tropical countries, therefore, we are famous for hibiscus plants, hibiscus flowers are known for their beautiful red color, and are found across the country, especially in Dak Lak province, from July to November. 

Hibiscus tea in Vietnam has been familiar to many people since the nineteen century, and now it is very famous among Vietnamese people worldwide. 

What can be contained in Vietnamese Hibiscus Tea?

Hibiscus tea is categorized as an herbal tea made from various plants, herbs, and spices. In many countries, herbal tea cannot be called “tea” since it does not come from a tea plant, Camellia sinensis. There are several recipes for hibiscus tea. 

Some people like drinking 100% hibiscus flowers only, but some want to drink hibiscus flowers mixed with some spices such as cinnamon, ginger, or some fruit flavors such as orange, lime, strawberry etc. Hibiscus tea in Vietnam is blended between hibiscus petals and some ingredients. 

At FGC, we supply hibiscus tea bags and instant hibiscus tea powder. The main ingredients are hibiscus flower, with a small quantity of black tea and fruit flavor. 

What does Tea from Hibiscus taste like?

Hibiscus tea has a fairly complex flavor profile. Best described as a slightly floral, fruity, with a bit of natural sweetness, sour and astringent. The tea is often compared to cranberries due to its tart yet sweet flavor. 

This tea can be consumed both as a hot beverage and as a cold iced tea. It makes a beautiful addition to an afternoon tea party or a complimentary beverage to a morning sunrise. 





The manufacturing process of Hibiscus Tea in Vietnam

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Fresh Hibiscus flowers are used to make Hibiscus tea. Source: pinterest.com

There are 2 types of Vietnamese Hibiscus tea, dried and fresh. For users’ convenience, dried Hibiscus tea has been used in many places. Below is the production process of the dried one:

  • Material: Fresh Hibiscus plants were harvested at Daklak province in the Central Highland of Vietnam. After being harvested, the edible parts were separated to be used as the material for the drying process.
  • Drying: The material was dried at 60, 80, 100, and 120 ◦C using a hot-air drying oven until reaching a moisture content under 8%. During the drying processes, the moisture content of the samples was measured to establish the drying curves at each drying temperature. 
  • Packing: After drying, the Hibiscus tea will be cooled, then packaged according to the requirements of each customer, or can be blended with somes ingredients before packing.

At FGC, we are currently packing Hibiscus tea in double chamber tea bags, 2grams each. If you have other packaging ideas, and want to use your own label, we can totally accommodate. 

How to make Vietnamese Hibiscus Tea from flowers? 

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Dried Hibiscus flowers which are used to make Hibiscus tea. Source: pinterest.com

People make Hibiscus tea with dried flower petals bought from stores or stored in containers. But it can be made from flowers also. 

All steps below may be helpful for you:

Step 1: Harvest flowers – Harvest 5-6 fresh hibiscus flowers from the plant. The matured flowers will show signs of curling at the edges and small changes in color from red to dark. You can make about 2 to 3 cups of tea from these flowers. 

Step 2: Clean the flowers – First remove any leaves, stem, and seed pods from the flowers. Separate the petals and keep them aside.

Step 3: Add other ingredients – You can add 4 to 5 teaspoons of honey, a small piece of cinnamon stick or small piece of dried ginger.

Step 4: Crush ingredients to powder – Take all the ingredients like cinnamon, dried ginger, black peppercorns, and clove in a mortar and lightly crush them. 

Step 5: Boil hibiscus petals – Rise the hibiscus petals in clean water and transfer them to a pot for boiling. Add enough water to make 2 to 3 cups of tea. Do not add too much water. Add crushed ingredients to water and start boiling.

Step 6: Filter the hibiscus tea – Once the water starts boiling, keep it on the stove for another 5-6 minutes. You need to boil the petals more than that. Within this time, all essence from the flowers will get into the boiling water and the petals will change light in color. Using a tea filter, filter out the tea and discard the remains. 



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5 Vietnamese herbal tea recipes you can do by yourself easily

Vietnamese Hibiscus tea making for various uses

For daily use: 

You can drink Hibiscus tea daily, and use a large jar or pot to make tea for the whole family in the morning. However, you should not drink more than 4 cups per day and should not drink on an empty stomach, limit drinking in the evening.

Put a sufficient amount of fresh or dried Hibiscus tea into a large pot, you can use hot or cold water to brew. Then add a little syrup or honey or sugar to enjoy. If you like drinking it cold, keep it in the refrigerator to drink it gradually, but it should not be more than 24 hours in the refrigerator.

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Iced Hibiscus tea is an ideal drink for everyday use. Source: pinterest.com

For weight loss: 

To make hibiscus tea and maintain the flower’s properties, the water must be brought to a boil and then removed from heat. Add the hibiscus flowers to the water, cover the pot, and let the flowers soak for 10 minutes before straining and drinking.

The correct proportion of hibiscus and water is:

  • 2 tablespoons of dry hibiscus or 2 hibiscus tea bags; 
  • 1 liter of water just beginning to boil

You should drink 3 to 4 cups of this tea daily, half an hour before your main meals. The tea should be taken without sugar to achieve the expected effect, however optimal weight loss results will be noted when combined with a balanced diet and physical exercise.

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Hibiscus tea is also a detoxing beverage for our body. Source: pinterest.com

For high blood pressure lowering: 

To get rid of your high blood pressure or at least to keep it in control, this recipe can help you to have a better and healthier lifestyle. You may drink up to 3 cups a day to help lower hypertension. 

Ingredients: hibiscus flowers, water, mint leaves

You can make a healthy cup of Vietnamese Tea with tea bags from FGC by the following steps:

Step 1: You can use dried or fresh hibiscus flowers, if using dried, you can use Cozy Hibiscus tea from Vietnam. 

Step 2: Add hibiscus flowers, mint leaves, and hot water to a cup. 

Step 3: Stir briefly to combine and then keep for 4 to 5 minutes. 

Step 4: When the tea is finished steeping (when the flavor and color are to your liking). Add your ice and serve. If you don’t like the cold, you don’t need to add ice and can drink it immediately, but wait for the water to cool down, then drink it.

Source: teaswan.com/blogs/news/how-to-make-hibiscus-tea

Benefits of enjoying Hibiscus Tea in Vietnam every day

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Hibiscus tea is a herbal tea used in healing practices for hundreds of years around the globe. Source: pinterest.com

Hibiscus tea is naturally low in calories and is caffeine-free. It has a good supply of minerals including calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium and zinc. It also contains B-vitamins like niacin and folic acid. 

Hibiscus tea is a herbal tea that has been used in healing practices for hundreds of years around the globe. It has potential health benefits including lowering high blood pressure, cancer prevention, support heart health and anti-inflammatory properties. 

Protects with antioxidants: 

The hibiscus plant is rich in antioxidants such as beta-carotene, vitamin C and anthocyanin. Antioxidants destroy harmful molecules known as free radicals within your body. Free radicals cause damage to cells that contribute to diseases such as cancer, heart disease and diabetes. While your body uses its own antioxidants to fight free radical damage, antioxidant-rich foods may also play a role in preventing disease.

Fights inflammations: 

Inflammation plays a role in developing many illnesses, including cancer, asthma, Alzheimer’s disease, heart disease and rheumatoid arthritis. While more research is needed, it seems that hibiscus may offer helpful anti-inflammatory effects.

Lowers blood pressure: 

Heart health and blood pressure are truly where the sour and delicious hibiscus tea seems to shine. High blood pressure affects nearly half of all adults in the US, leading to serious health problems like heart attack, stroke, heart failure and kidney disease. Full of anti-inflammatory properties, hibiscus tea is great for your health and can help to keep your blood pressure on the right side. 

Lowers cholesterol: 

High cholesterol is another health problem that affects millions of adults and contributes to serious diseases like heart attack and stroke. Sipping on hibiscus tea can work wonders when cutting down on your cholesterol levels. It may also help lower the levels of LDL cholesterol from the body, thereby helping to protect against heart diseases and protecting blood vessels from damage. The hypolipidemic and hypoglycemic properties of hibiscus tea can benefit those suffering from blood sugar disorders like diabetes.

Supports liver health: 

Hibiscus helps keep the liver healthy, the extract protects the liver from a variety of toxins, likely due to its powerful antioxidant activity. It’s even demonstrated some anti-cancer activity in laboratory tests of liver cells. 





Why is FGC the best manufacturer and supplier of Hibiscus tea in Vietnam?

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Large storage at FGC’s tea factory

FGC is one of the biggest tea manufacturers in Vietnam, with more than 25 years of experience in the tea industry, we have our own tea and herbal farms. We also have a close relationship with many suppliers in Vietnam who can provide us with the best quality products.  

From early on, FGC has focused on building a system of modern machinery lines to improve quality and productivity. Currently, FGC has 15 factories throughout Vietnam, all factories operate in compliance with ISO and HACCP standards. 

We have a R&D team with many experienced tea experts who regularly research and develop new recipes of Hibiscus tea. FGC has launched 2 types of Vietnamese Hibiscus tea products, including tea bags and instant tea, consumers trust both types in Vietnam and the world. 

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Hibiscus tea bags from FGC

At FGC, we strictly control our Hibiscus tea products in the supply chain from the farm to the finishing process. Therefore, we also provide OEM services and customize the products in 2 aspects: recipe and packaging. Our R&D team can collaborate with you and consult you on the most innovative and economical blending methods. In addition, our logistic team can provide you with various types of packaging and charming designs. We will assist you with the most economical cost by owning various packaging machines. 

FGC’s Sales Department will respond as soon as possible once we receive your call/message to assist you with hibiscus tea type, packaging, import procedure, sample submission, and quotation. Please do not hesitate to contact us via the following methods:

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Vietnamese Hibiscus Tea is not only a delicious beverage but is the best choice for your body and soul for its extraordinary. If you are looking for a Hibiscus tea source in Vietnam, FGC is the best manufacturer and supplier. 

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