Country of Origin: Egypt
Hibiscus is rich in antioxidants, minerals and vitamin C.
It is traditionally used for its antihypertensive and cardioprotective properties. Hibiscus has a diuretic effect, increases urination and gradually lowers blood pressure in cases of mild hypertension.
The hypolipidemic and hypoglycemic effects of hibiscus significantly contribute to lowering the body's bad cholesterol levels in combination with a balanced diet. Consuming this herb helps reduce the concentration of triglycerides, low density lipoproteins (LDLs) and can benefit people with high blood sugar and diabetes.
Hibiscus has a high concentration of vitamin C and is known for its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. In this way it protects the body against influenza and colds, strengthens the immune system and helps reduce fever.
The antioxidants contained in hibiscus neutralize the free radicals present in cells and tissues, thereby enhancing the cell's longevity and thus the longevity of the organism.
Hibiscus decoction contains vitamins, minerals and flavonoids which have antidepressant properties. It is traditionally used to relax the nervous system, reduce stress, anxiety and depression and soothe both the mind and body.
The antidepressant properties of hibiscus are also beneficial for women during menstruation as they help reduce the symptoms of mood swings and bulimia. Hibiscus can also relieve period pains and cramps.
Hibiscus aids in digestion and can restore the proper functioning of the intestine in cases of constipation.
Hibiscus is an ingredient often found in dietary supplements for weight loss. The use of the herb reduces the absorption of carbohydrates and glucose by the body and thus contributes to weight loss.
Hibiscus should not be consumed by hypotensive people as it reduces blood pressure. It can cause dizziness and fainting if consumed by people with low blood pressure.
It is forbidden to consume hibiscus by women during pregnancy and breastfeeding unless otherwise advised by your doctor. It is forbidden to consume hibiscus by women receiving hormone therapy or contraceptives.
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