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Bougainvillea Juice by cultural artist Florencia Castillo of Orange Walk!

Follow these simple steps and make your delicious juice especially in these hot days.

Pick 2 cups of fresh bougainvillea flowers
Properly rinse
Place flowers in a container and steep with one quart of boiling water
Let cool
Drain water into a mug
Add 2 tablespoons lime juice and sugar. You can also replace sugar with honey to your taste.
Chill and drink

Another method to savor this delicious drink is by Freezing the Bougainville tea in ice cube trays. Use these cubes to chill fresh Bougainville tea. This allows the tea to chill without diluting the flavor.