The chemical composition and curative properties of hibiscus

August 12, 2017 17:59 | Drug Plants

used as an antispasmodic, antibacterial, diuretic, choleretic agent in African folk medicine, hibiscus flowers.When cuts they are used to stop bleeding.Lotions from macerated flowers treat skin inflammation, weeping eczema.

Fresh leaves and flowers, pounded into a homogeneous mass, is applied to boils, abscesses, swelling with endemic parotitis (mumps), and even malignant tumors.It is also a very effective tool for getting rid of acne vulgaris.Gruel from one flower is considered to be an effective tool for carbuncles, fistulas, long healing wounds and ulcers of malignant origin.

Sudanese rose has been known for its medicinal properties in the days of ancient Egypt.Its flowers contain a large number of fruit acids, such as malic and tartaric;and the content of ascorbic acid and citric Hibiscus tea is very helpful at an elevated temperature.At the same time, the oxalic acid in the beverage is not, so it can be used with the tendency to form kidney stones and urinary excretory tract.

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e rose plant material contains such valuable biologically active substances such as anthocyanins, flavanoids and polysaccharides, and still mucous and pectin.

Anthocyanins give the drink a magnificent ruby ​​color.These substances have a pronounced P-vitamin activity, that is, the ability to strengthen the walls of blood vessels and regulate their permeability.Anthocyanins also reduce the rate of formation of fat deposits in the body.One of their unique properties - is antitumor activity.

high content of medicinal raw material of vitamin C helps to reduce blood cholesterol.When mixed with Sudan hay (a plant with a strong laxative effect) Hibiscus is used as an effective tool for weight loss.Flavonoids

hibiscus, particularly quercetin, are involved in detoxification.Healing infusion of flowers enhances the production of bile and protects the liver from the adverse effects.This helps eliminate heavy metals and waste products of metabolism, beneficial effect on the general condition.After slag is known, are the cause of many diseases and contribute to premature aging of the organism.

Sudanese rose Polysaccharides also help to cleanse the body of toxins - thanks to its absorption capacity.In addition, these substances are

natural immuno-tori.They activate the protective reaction of the organism and prevent infectious diseases.Hibiscus normalizes blood pressure - it is a rare case when the plant is recommended, and high blood pressure, and gipotonikam.It has antispasmodic and diuretic.It kills some pathogens can be used as an anthelmintic.Freshly prepared liquid extract from hibiscus sepals has antibacterial activity against bacillus, retards the growth of various strains of staph, causes the death of harmful intestinal bacteria without inhibiting thus useful intestinal microflora.

anti-inflammatory effect of hibiscus has been successfully used in the prevention and treatment of diseases of the upper respiratory tract (laryngitis, tracheitis, bronchitis, pharyngitis), mochevyvo-dyaschih tract (cystitis).

Chinese medicine successfully uses hibiscus as a means of preventing the formation of blood clots and normalize blood circulation in the body.It marked antispasmodic effect of hibiscus, especially with regard to the smooth muscles of the uterus.The drink helps to improve the general condition, is indicated for loss of appetite, increases physical endurance, relieves tension, helps to resist the neuro-psychic overload, overcome chronic fatigue.Beneficial effect on potency.Hibiscus tea is especially recommended to reduce the effects of hangover.