Hibiscus is a flowering plant belonging to the family Malvaceae. The flowers and other parts of the plant are used to make different medicines since ancient times. Hibiscus flower is widely known for its powerful anti-oxidant property and the ability to destroy free radicals and maintain good cell health.
People use hibiscus to lower blood sugar in diabetes and other conditions like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, increased production of breast milk, infections, and many others.
Dried Red Hibiscus is used as everyday tea (cold or hot). It is also used as a natural food colorant and in the cosmetics industry for its richness in AHAs in combating hyperpigmentation.