Hibiscus helps to lose weight

AnnTS photo on Pixabay.       Hibiscus infusion is also beneficial for lowering blood pressure and bad cholesterol.

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).


  • Asthma,
  • bronchitis,
  • cystitis,
  • cholesterol,
  • intestinal cramps,
  • renal colic,
  • conjunctivitis,
  • Type 2 diabetes,
  • dysentery,
  • headache,
  • fever,
  • gastritis,
  • flu,
  • high blood pressure,
  • inflammation of the gums,
  • insomnia,
  • weight reduction,
  • excessive menstrual bleeding,
  • cough…


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.

This text is an awareness. Depending on the season and the moment in which you are, it is up to each Being to decide whether to consume this food. The dosage and frequency depend on the nature and physical condition of each Human Being.

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