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Hibiscus flowers

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Also known as

Hibiscus sabdariffa                        

Introduction
Hibiscus is a genus of flowering plant belonging to the Malvaceae family. Hibiscus produces large beautiful flowers that are used in worship, worn in the hair, & are used in herbal teas for their crimson color & tart flavor.

Constituents
vitamin c, citric, malic, and tartaric acids, anthocyans

Harvest Data
Origin: Egypt
Certified organic
Flowers

Use
1/2 to 1 teaspoon steeped in tea, powdered & used as a tangy food ingredient, sucked on like candy, & can even be used in hair products.

Summary
Hibiscus functions as a mild diuretic & tonic, cleansing the body with its high concentration (30%) of plant acids. Studies have shown that hibiscus tea has the potential to lower blood pressure for pre-hypertensive adults when consumed daily as a cleansing tonic.

Precautions
It is advised not to consume hibiscus while pregnant, higher doses have emmenagogue potential & may cause an abortion.

Disclaimer
The statements made on this website have not been evaluated by the FDA (U.S. Food & Drug Administration). Our products are not intended to diagnose, cure or prevent any disease. For education and research purposes only. Customers must be over 18 years of age to purchase anything from this site. Research all items before using.

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This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 12 December, 2015.

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