Hibiscus is rich in vitamin C, minerals and various antioxidants. Ruby red in colour and a tart, sour taste. Common health benefits include: blood pressure management, menstrual pain, antidepressant properties, aids digestion, weight loss, anti-cancer, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory.
High in antioxidants, the tea is beneficial for regulating appetite, protecting the liver, and helping the body speed up healing from a cold or flu. It can lower blood pressure and cholesterol, and has even been used in some parts of the world for encouraging hair to grow more thickly and keep from turning grey prematurely.
The primary magical uses for hibiscus are love, lust, and divination.
Chamberlain, Lisa. Wicca Herbal Magic: A Beginner’s Guide to Practicing Wiccan Herbal Magic, with Simple Herb Spells (p. 50). Chamberlain Publications (Wicca Shorts).
Sold in quantities of 10 grams
- Botanical Name: Hibiscus sabdariffa
- Organic Status: Certified Organic
- Country of Origin: Egypt
- Plant Part: Flowers
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