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What is Hibiscus (Rosemallows) Plant and What are its Benefits?

Rosemallows, Hibiscus

Hibiscus plant has a scientific name called Hibiscus sabdariffa, especially it have bright red flowers. There are plenty of natural plants that can make us live a healthy life. Natural tea is becoming popular all over the globe. It provides us lots of benefits and Hibiscus tea plant can be grown in your kitchen garden. Hibiscus tea is red in color and has a sour taste, making you feel awkward. It tastes the same taste of cranberries. But due to its benefits, it is gaining popularity. This tea can be drunk hot or cold, whatever is your preference. It contains very less calories and is caffeine free. Hibiscus tea is made from bright colored & dried calyces of Hibiscus sabdariffa. It is also known by many other names like Native Red Hibiscus, Texas Star and Scarlet Rose Mallow. Without much fuss, let's discuss its benefits to stay healthy and fit.

Benefits of Rosemallows (Hibiscus):-

  • The tea can be drunk to heal wounds and burns.
  • Its seeds are the amazing for dysentery and your eyes.
  • Hibiscus flower is used to cure your lungs problems.
  • Using it as an ointment, it helps in reducing soreness and inflammation.
  • The leaves heals the high blood pressure and the females during their menstrual periods.
  • The whole plant is used to cure stomach and heart troubles.
  • Now we shall discuss the problems in detail and how Hibiscus tea is beneficial in sorting them out.

How Can Hibiscus Plant Treat Certain Diseases?

High Blood Pressure

Drinking Hibiscus tea lowers the blood pressure of pre-hypertensive and mild hypertensive adults. People who are at risk of cardiovascular diseases, should drink Hibiscus tea, which has anti-inflammatory features. It is able to reduce the blood pressure up to 10 points. You have to drink 3 cups a day for a few weeks. This tea has diuretic features that makes you urinate more frequently, simultaneously it reduces the blood pressure. If you already are suffering from low blood pressure, avoid drinking this tea.

Anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory Features

Hibiscus tea has abundance of ascorbic acid, the other name of vitamin C. This vitamin is required to boost your immune system, which is responsible for eradicating lots of infections naturally. It also is anti-inflammatory, thus prevents you from being infected by cold & flu. If you have fever, you tend to go lazy and are fatigued. Due to its cooling effect, Hibiscus tea comes and sooths your body, swinging your mood in a positive way.

Menstrual Problems

If you are having trouble in the menstrual periods, Hibiscus tea works as a remedy, which stops cramps and menstrual pains. It is able to balance the hormones perfectly, means it will help in keeping your mood happy. You can also get depressed, but it cools your nerves and pushes you out of depression. You can overeat some food, it helps to improve digestion. It does increase urination and maintains the bowel movement. Because of its diuretic features, it can heal your constipation. Thus you lose weight and so improve the health of your gastrointestinal system. All this helps in preventing the risk of colorectal cancer.

Satisfies Thirst

Hibiscus tea is also used as a sports drink to satiate thirst. It needs to be drunk in an iced style. Because it has the ability to cool down the body very quickly. Due to its diuretic features, it throw out the excessive fluids and toxins from your body and gives you the guarantee to play very well by enhancing the stamina.

Reduces Cholesterol

In Asthe present the world is moving at a hectic pace. Most of the health related problems are related to cholesterol level. Most of the ads on TV and newspaper are full of eateries that don't have cholesterol in them. Hibiscus tea is anti-oxidant, thus reducing the level of bad cholesterol (LDL). It does prevent getting any heart disease and improves the health of blood vessels. Its hypoglycemic and hypolipidemic features can prove to be beneficial for those who have trouble with their sugar level in blood or suffer from diabetes. This sour tea reduces triglycerides, cholesterol and low density lipo-protein cholesterol, thus reducing the chance of getting infected from any disease.

Protects the Liver

The studies have proved that Hibiscus tea has anti-oxidant features that help in curing all liver related diseases. It keeps a control over the free radicals that are found in body cells and tissues. It neutralizes them. The liver gets a boost and starts functioning normal, thus enhancing your life span and you can enjoy life in a more healthy style.

Anti-Cancer Features

Hibiscus tea contains an ingredient called hibiscus protocatechuic acid that has extremely anti-oxidant and anti-tumor features. A study was conducted and it was proved that hibiscus reduces the speed of cancerous cells growth by bringing in apoptosis, usually it can also be called programmed cell death.

Anti-Depression Features

Hibiscus tea has abundance of vitamins and minerals like flavonoids, which have the features that can make you come out of depression. Drinking hibiscus tea makes your nerves stay calm, thus cooling your nervous system. It lowers the tension that you are feeling and builds a relaxed sensation in your mind, thus making you become enthusiastic.

Weight Loss

Most of the products available in the market for losing weight, have a share of hibiscus plant in them. It lessens the absorption of glucose and starch, which leads to weight loss. It also nips the production of anmylase, which helps in absorbing of carbohydrates. Thus drinking at least 3 cups a day is enough for you.


Have you ever envied a person looking so young, but actually he/she is older than you. Getting Botox done is not the answer, but drinking hibiscus tea is the only solution. Due to its anti-oxidant features erase the visible signs from your face including generates elasticity, enhances moisture and reduce wrinkles. It just rejuvenates the whole process and makes you look hale and hearty.

Which Ayurvedic Firm Make the Best Hibiscus (Rosemallows) Tea?

Thus hibiscus tea has lots of benefits, and is easily available all over the globe. If you need 100% authentic herbal tea visit www.planetayurveda.com and get Arjun Tea, which is totally made from hibiscus extracts. The planet Ayurveda is supervised by a highly qualified Ayurvedic doctor, who extracts the herb only if it is organic. You can reap in the maximum benefits if you buy this hibiscus tea from Planet Ayurveda.


  • Ointment - twice a day
  • Decoction - 5ml to 10ml


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