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Uses for Hibiscus

 

Using Hibiscus flowers for loose leaf  tea has been universally popular throughout history in a great many cultures and was the drink preferred by the Pharoahs of Ancient Egypt, who drank Hibiscus tea to invigorate themselves in the desert heat.

It is caffeine free with a distinct flavor, and has a lovely aroma.

Hibiscus tea may also help to reduce the risk of heart disease and lower bad cholesterol.

It has a high vitamin 'C' content, and has been used for centuries as a herbal remedy for high blood pressure.Hibiscus flower

Hibiscus tea is a powerful supplement that can lead to weight loss.

A tea drunk for relaxation, health, celebrations and enjoyment.

You can include it in your diet as it is said to emit high levels of antioxidants, such as  flavonoids.

Many use it as an ingredient for sauces, curries and chutney.

The flower part of the plant is used for medicinal purposes, and is said to be aphrodisiac.

It has been long admired for its healing qualities.

It is now thought that Hibiscus may have antibacterial properties, and is used in the treatment of menstruation, cystitis, veneral diseases, bladder infections and feverish illnesses.

In the Caribbean and Central America, Hibiscus has been used for a long time to encourage thicker hair growth, and to stop premature greying.

It also has a calming and coolingHibiscus rosa-sinensis effect on the scalp.

Used for treating colds, flu, coughs, bronchial catarrh, loss of appetite, bruising, swelling, sprains and aches in the muscles, and is a remedy for headaches.

Hibiscus flowers are also used as a diuretic and for circulation conditions.

A tough fiber from the stem is used for many purposes creating twine, cord and sackcloth.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

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