Hibiscus belonging to the Malvaceae is mostly found in the warm temeperate, tropical and sub-tropical areas of the world. It has large and beautiful petals and is very ornamental. But it is good to note that we can use hibiscus in various ways for good health.
Medical science has found that we can use hibicus to prepare hibicus tea, which can promote good health. This tea has many beneficial characteristics like being free of caffeine, rich in Vitamin C, delicious, and has a pleasant aroma and a rich vibrant color. This tea is prepared by by boiling 1 tablespoon of dried hibicus flower in one quart of water. It can then be drunk flavored with honey, ice and fruit juices. You may use more of the hibicus dried flower for a stronger taste.
Have herbal hibiscus tea and you can effectively get over high blood pressure. Believe me, it does not have any side-effects and it is really effective. Your blood pressure is controlled in just one month. You can use hibuscus in tea form as an antioxidant. It helps reduce the fat from being deposited in the arteries and has been found to lower bad cholesterol in our blood. Besides it promotes good health by reducing the risk of heart disease.
It is best for diuretics and those with water retention to consume hibiscus tea. It has a cooling effect on the body. These are some of the benefits of using hibicus in tea form. But besides this it has other significant benefits also. You can use hibiscus in other forms also for the hair and for various household remedies to promote good health.
You can use hibiscus to go in for that special hair treatment. Soak the leaves and flowers for about 5 minutes and grind it in a blender and use the paste on your hair to get that cool refreshing feeling It serves the purpose of a good shampoo and helps to tackle dandruff and falling of hair. Many companies producing hair oils have used hibiscus in their oils to protect the hair.
It has been found that people use this flower for many other treatments like cancer and nerve disorders. They have used the heated leaf to apply on boils and wounds and also sores. East Africa is famous for it’s Sudan tea which is made from hibicus and helps curwe coughs. Besides the plant also has benefits like other health benefits like it cures dysuria strangury, mild cases of dyspesia, and kidney stones.
I am sure after you have found you can use hibiscus to promote good health, you must have already planned to nihave it just close to you in your garden.