Name: Hibiscus

Latin name: Hibiscus sabdariffa

Family:  Malvaceae

Parts Used: Calyces

Taste: Astringent, sour

Energetics: Cooling, drying

Key actions: Astringent, cardiotonic, antioxidant, hepatic


            Avoid use if pregnant (controversial)

Hibiscus is a beautifully nutrient dense herb that protects the body from oxidative damage. She also supports the circulatory system and the body's natural response to inflammation.*
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