Coughs and Colds
Egyptian Red contains around 6.7 mg of ascorbic acid, a the form of vitamin C, which is one of the more essential nutrients needed by the body. Along with this significant benefit, Egyptian Red is known to have anti-inflammatory and mild anti-bacterial properties. Thus, Hibiscus tea is often used as a supplement to help treat coughs and colds. Because of its cooling effect, it is especially effective in reducing the discomfort of fevers that may accompany such ailments.