Hibiscus tea is an all year - round health tonic drink for both old and young since it helps in detoxification and boosting body immunity. Hibiscus is also used as natural colorants in food industry.The health benefits of hibiscus tea include relief from high blood pressure and high cholesterol, as well as digestive, immune system, and inflammatory problems. It helps to cure liver disease and reduces the risk of cancer. It can also speed up the metabolism and help in healthy, gradual weight loss. Hibiscus tea is rich in vitamin C, minerals and various antioxidants, while also helping in the treatment of hypertension and anxiety.