Hibiscus- it’s not just a flower, but a crimson wonder. It has within its petals the nectar of youth quite literally. It is not a surprise therefore that it is also considered as a most important and auspicious offering to the Lord Ganesh and Ma Durga, the 2 deities that represent the destruction of bad and the establishment of good.
Good for skin
The flower is packed with antioxidants and Vit C, both known to increase immunity and remove toxins from our bodies. With environmental pollution and stress, we need these Alpha Hydroxyl Acids (AHA), anthocynocides to protect our skin. The petals of the Hibiscus are used as a moisturizer due to their high mucilage content. There properties combined with its natural scent make it a perfect anti-aging beauty benefit. Beauty products with natural ingredients often use dried petal powder or oils to make face creams
Good for hair
The Hibiscus plant was used by our forefathers as a natural remedy for hair loss and hair growth. It is rich in Vit C, Vit A and Alpha Hydroxyl Acids (AHA) which help in moisturizing the hair and providing nutrients to the hair follicles. Many Natural beauty products have included Hibiscus into their hair oils, shampoos, hair spas to help their clients.
Good for body
The most known benefit of the Hibiscus tea is as a diuretic. Excess sodium in the body is pulled out with the water in the urine. This process of lowering the blood pressure works along with the high flavonoid content in the Hibiscus it acts as a natural remedy for hypertension. The proper kidney and bowel movement also ensure lower cholesterol levels too. Being packed with Vitamin C it raises your immunity levels. The pulp has traditional being used in a lot of Ayurvedic medicines and even to help heal wounds.
Certain species that are the edible variety can be used in your salads and even as food coloring. So use this crimson flower for flawless beauty, evergreen youth and even in your wellness and health program.