Vitamin C Drink

This drink  full of vitamin C and flavonoids.The blackberry leaf adds iron which is absorbed more easily in the presence of vitamin C.  It turns a bright, cheery red due to the hibiscus which makes it fun for kids. It also makes great Popsicles but don’t serve cold treats or drinks to children when a viral condition is present.

1/8 cup rose hips

1/8 cup orange peels

1/4 cup rose petals

1/4 cup hibiscus petals

1/4 cup blackberry leaf
honey to taste
Place the orange peels and rose hips in a saucepan with 5 cups of water.  Bring to a boil, then remove from heat.   Add rose petals and hibiscus and blackberry leaf cover and allow to steep for four hours.  Sweeten with honey, to taste.

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