Hibiscus (Hibiscus sabdariffa)
Antioxidant, astringent, aphrodisiac, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, diuretic, laxative…
Start by putting a teaspoon of dried hibiscus for a few minutes, in a little cold water, in a cup. Then add hot water at 90°C (when the water begins to boil) and cover it for 10 minutes. Once cooled, it is ready to be consumed (see here for an infusion).
- intestinal cramps,
- renal colic,
- Type 2 diabetes,
- high blood pressure,
- inflammation of the gums,
- weight reduction,
- excessive menstrual bleeding,
Pregnant women (can cause imbalances in the hormonal system and even lead to miscarriage), while breastfeeding and for anyone taking blood pressure medications or stomach imbalances such as gastritis. In addition, each body is different, so be aware of any total or momentary incompatibility generated by its consumption.