Hibiscus: its beneficial and medicinal properties


benefit of hibiscus

Hibiscus refers to the category of useful houseplants. In the room where it grows, the air becomes cleaner and healthier, creating a microclimate favorable for humans and other plants. This is due to phytoncides — special substances contained in Chinese rose in large quantities.

According to Fengshui, the flowering Chinese rose fills the house with positive energy, vivacity and helps to cope with family troubles. And tea from the flowers of this plant, called carcade, perfectly tones the body and quenches thirst thanks to its original sour taste.

Healing properties of hibiscus

There are a lot of anthocyanins that not only give the drink from this plant a characteristic ruby color, but also beneficial effect on the walls of vessels. It is thanks to such substances that Chinese rose perfectly cleanses the walls of the vessels of cholesterol and strengthens them. Flavonoids contained in hibiscus effectively cleanse the body of toxins, slags, heavy metals and other harmful compounds. Improve the work of the gallbladder and liver.

Tea from hibiscus flowers helps normalize pressure in both hypertension and hypotonics. It strengthens the name system, activates the body’s defenses and helps fight various infections and viruses. No wonder, because Chinese rose is high in polysaccharides and ascorbic acid. And also this drink has antimicrobial, spasmodic and pronounced anticlay properties.

Chilled carcade is thought to lower pressure and hot to raise.

Carcade is recommended to drink for colds, hemorrhoids and any diseases of the GI tract, except ulcers and gastritis with increased acidity. It stimulates bile production and improves metabolism, which makes it an essential drink while fighting excess weight. In addition, the Chinese rose drink effectively combats alcohol intoxication and mitigates hangover symptoms.

Hibiscus petals left after brewing are recommended not to be discarded, but eaten, as they contain amino acids necessary for the body and large amount of protein.

Shredded hibiscus flowers have long been used as a hemorrhaging agent, medicines against furuncles, swelling and eczema. They were also often attached to severely healing wounds.

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