Can Dogs Drink Hibiscus Tea? (The Risks!)

Yes, dogs can drink hibiscus tea as long as it’s not the Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus) type of hibiscus, as it’s toxic to dogs and can cause nausea, diarrhea, and vomiting.

Hibiscus tea can have a laxative effect, due to its high amount of vitamin C.

Hibiscus flowers are used in traditional Chinese medicine for their sedative properties, while consuming too much hibiscus tea may cause liver failure.

However, since there are a lot of mixed opinions about hibiscus for dogs, it’s best that you don’t let your dog drink hibiscus tea.