Benefits Of Hibiscus Flower

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It is valued for food and medicinal Its scientific name Hibiscus flower sabdariffa “Sorrel of Guinea.”  It is a plant that produces shoots and young leaves that are eaten raw or cooked as vegetables.


It is also popularly known as Zobo leaf.






The hibiscus juice obtained after infusion of flowers has a high content of calcium, vitamin C (hence its tartness) niacin, riboflavin and iron which are known nutrients effectively combat anemia.




The hibiscus is an excellent diuretic and antipyretic (reduces fever) and effectively fights high blood pressure by thinning the blood.  The hibiscus flower not only to fight against hypertension but also to reduce the risk of cardiovascular events and heart attacks.




The Hibiscus contains anthocyanins that are good antioxidants in addition to their excellent color capabilities.  They capture free radicals (source of accelerated aging) slowing down the skin aging.  In addition, consumption also promotes the production of collagen which keeps the skin elasticity.




It contains citric, malic and tartaric acids contained in the hibiscus flower promoting hair shine and helps to prevent their breakage.  This even if you only drink the tea.  In addition, The hibiscus flower powder helps fight against dandruff and lice by regularly washing your hair with water infused with hibiscus flower or through a hair mask with the  powder obtained.  And if you want to give your hair shine and a brighter color, you may use the hibiscus flower powder as natural dye.




Menstrual pain also called painful periods are daily for many women of all ages.  While some manage to endure in silence the pain, others overcome with pharmaceutical painkillers.  Try now the hibiscus flower to overcome menstrual pain.  It has a natural analgesic effect and also helps to relax the uterine muscles.




Hibiscus is also very rich in vitamin C, and trace elements, a true source of energy!  Are you tired ?  Do you lack energy?  A lot of work ahead?  Consume fresh hibiscus hot or early in the morning to start the day or when you feel a sudden fatigue.  It energizes the ownership class among the plants with stimulants.


The hibiscus flower also prevents gastric ailments and fights against colon inflammation facilitating digestion and at the same time revitalizing the body.  Its trace element content uses the proliferation of good bacteria essential for the digestive system.  After a particularly heavy meal, you can eat hot or warm to facilitate the digestive process.


(Bishop Dr Chinomso Jude Nwala )

Hibiscus Flower, Zobo Tea