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All you need to know about Hibiscus Flower: Uses, Benefits and Much More

Priyanka Menon
Priyanka Menon
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We are surrounded by Hibiscus flowers of various colors. Hybrid flowers are as common in our gardens as the native varieties of Hibiscus. Many of us are unaware of the peculiarities of this plant, which is an evergreen flower that adorns our gardens. Those who know the advantages of Hibiscus plant, they are preparing it as juice, tea, curry etc. The Hibiscus tea is excellent for hair and skin care. Many of us use this flower only for hair growth. But beyond that we do not know that even if its petals are just eaten, the result is blood purification and increase in the blood level. The fact is that many hereditary diseases are not caught where there is full of Hibiscus flowers.

Benefits of Hibiscus flower

Hibiscus is rich in nitrogen, phosphorus, amino acids, vitamins B, C and calcium. The root and leaf of the plant are as medicinal as its flower. Enriched with antioxidants, Hibiscus flowers strengthen the metabolic process and play an important role in energy production. It is an excellent remedy for high blood pressure, diabetes, menstrual problems, depression, skin diseases, bladder problems and all other ailments. The polyphenols in Hibiscus help prevent skin cancer and regenerate skin cells. Dried and powdered Hibiscus flowers are good for eliminating unwanted body fat and boosting the immune system.

These flowers not only enhance facial radiance but also protect the skin from ultraviolet rays. The use of Hibiscus flowers is beneficial in eliminating wrinkles and maintaining elasticity of the skin. The juice made from this flower is excellent for respiratory diseases. Putting five or six flower petals in 100 ml of water and drinking the filtered liquid is not only good for heart health but also helps in reducing body heat and regulating water balance.


Hibiscus tea

Hibiscus tea is popularly made by adding an equal amount of milk to this mixture. Its use without adding sweeteners helps in preventing urinary tract infections. It has been scientifically proven that drinking this tea can even prevent depression. Add four flowers like this to a glass of water and boil for twenty minutes. After cooling, drinking honey and lemon juice mixed with filtered liquid is effective in reducing obesity. Incorporating Hibiscus tea in the life cycle will invigorate the body. It is good for coughs and colds as it contains a lot of vitamin C.

Hibiscus flower is a remedy for the udder inflammation in cows. Grinding the leaves in yoghurt and applying it on the udder of cows reduces udder inflammation and helps in keeping cool.

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