16th October 2019


What are the health benefits of Jamaican sorrel?

Health Benefits of Jamaican Sorrel. Indians, Mexicans, and Africans use it as a diuretic, to thin blood, and to lower blood pressure. Jamaican Sorrel is high in vitamins and minerals with powerful antioxidant properties. It helps lower elevated blood pressure, bad cholesterol and detoxify the entire body.

Similarly, what is in Jamaican sorrel?

In Jamaica, the calyces of the sorrel are collected, then dried. The dried calyces are then steeped in boiling water along with ginger and other whole spices such as allspice, cinnamon sticks, cloves. Then its traditionally sweetened with sugar and rum is added.

How do I make sorrel Trinidad style?

  1. Bring 16 cups water to a boil , add , cinnamon sticks , whole cloves , bay leaves and ginger.
  2. Stir continuously while boiling for 1 minute, cover and allow to simmer on low for 30 minutes.
  3. Add Sorrel ,sugar , orange peel and remaining 4 cups water , continue on simmer for another 30 more minutes.

What is sorrel drink made from?

Sorrel Drink is dark red, a little sour, with a raspberry like flavor; made from the petals of sorrel plant (flor de Jamaica)” or hibiscus plant flower as popularly known in West Africa. In Nigeria, it's referred to as Zobo drink, in Jamaica and throughout the Caribbean Island it's known as Sorrel Drink.
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