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One dozen Hibiscus Flower Dried.

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$11.00

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis,  Chinese hibiscus, China rose, Hawaiian hibiscus, rose mallow and shoeblack plant.

Organic whole dried hibiscus flowers, scientifically known as Hibiscus sabdariffa, have been traditionally used for various medicinal purposes due to their rich nutrient content and potential health benefits. Here are some of the medicinal uses associated with organic whole dried hibiscus flowers:

Antioxidant Properties: Hibiscus flowers are rich in antioxidants like flavonoids and anthocyanins, which help neutralize free radicals in the body, thus reducing oxidative stress and lowering the risk of chronic diseases.

Lowering Blood Pressure: Several studies suggest that hibiscus tea, made from dried hibiscus flowers, may help lower blood pressure levels. This effect is attributed to the presence of bioactive compounds that have vasodilatory properties, helping to relax blood vessels and improve circulation.

Reducing Cholesterol Levels: Consumption of hibiscus tea or extract has been linked to reductions in LDL cholesterol (the “bad” cholesterol) and total cholesterol levels in some studies. This effect may contribute to improved cardiovascular health.

Anti-inflammatory Effects: The bioactive compounds in hibiscus flowers possess anti-inflammatory properties, which may help alleviate inflammatory conditions such as arthritis and inflammatory bowel diseases.

Weight Management: Some research suggests that hibiscus extract may aid in weight management by inhibiting the absorption of carbohydrates and promoting lipid metabolism, potentially contributing to weight loss.

Digestive Health: Hibiscus tea is often consumed to support digestive health. It may help alleviate constipation due to its mild laxative effects and promote overall gastrointestinal function.

Liver Health: Preliminary studies indicate that hibiscus extract may have hepatoprotective effects, helping to protect the liver from damage caused by toxins and promoting its detoxification processes.

Antibacterial and Antiviral Properties: Hibiscus flowers contain compounds with antibacterial and antiviral properties, which may help fight off infections and support the immune system.

Diabetes Management: Some research suggests that hibiscus tea may help regulate blood sugar levels in individuals with diabetes by improving insulin sensitivity and reducing blood glucose levels.

Skin Health: Hibiscus flowers are rich in vitamin C and other nutrients that promote skin health. They may help improve skin elasticity, reduce wrinkles, and protect against premature aging when applied topically or consumed internally.

It’s important to note that while organic whole dried hibiscus flowers offer potential health benefits, they should not be used as a substitute for medical treatment. Individuals with existing medical conditions or those taking medications should consult with a healthcare professional before incorporating hibiscus products into their routine, especially in large quantities.

 

NOTE: We highly recommend that before using any herbal medications you should consult your health care provider or medical doctor for professional advice.

Disclaimer: All herbs and spices listed on http://www.islandherbsandspices.com/ or sold for medical and household use only, again we advice that before using any HERBS for medical purposes, please consult your physician.