Hibiscus

Scientific Name: Hibiscus sabdariffa L.
Synonyms:
English Name: Hibiscus
Other Names in English: Roselle, Sour Tea, Red Sorrel, Karkade
Family: Malvaceae

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About Hibiscus

This is a perennial plant that reaches a height of one and a half meters.

The stems of this plant are relatively thick and red and their cross -sectional surface is circular.

Its leaves are usually divided into three or five oval small leaves, with a few deep grooves and have very long, red petiole. The veins of these leaves are also red.

The flowers of this plant are coarse, pink, and each has almost a triangular and wrinkled petals. Among the flowers of this plant there is a large, circular and completely red spot.

Sepals of flowers are dark red.

Seeds are grayish black, almost wedge -shaped and curved.

Chemical Constituents

Linoleic (41.06±0.7%), oleic (27.07±0.01%) and palmitic (21.9±0.03%) acids are the main fatty acids in the Roselle seeds oil. The maximum yield (20±0.02%), related to aqueous extract, however, higher TPC (201±0.02 mg GAEs/100 g) and antioxidant activity (DPPH, 94.15±0.2%; ABTS, 75.91±0.03%) were observed in acetone extract.

The leaves contain protein (3.3 g/100 g), fat (0.3 g/100 g), carbohydrate (9.2 g/100 g), minerals (phosphorus (214 mg/100 g), iron (4.8 mg/100 g) thiamine (0.45 mg/100 g), β-carotene (4135 μg/100 g), riboflavin (0.45 mg/100 g) and ascorbic acid (54 mg/100 g).

Temperament: Cold and dry

Health Benefits

1- It is useful for people with cardiovascular diseases.

2- It strengthens the immune system; this tea is rich in vitamin C, which protects body against infection and colds.

3- Reduces blood pressure, which is due to the action of anthocyanin, polyphenols and hibiscus acid.

4- Due to its richness in antioxidants, it helps protect the body’s cells by eliminating free radicals.

5- Improving lipid profile due to its mucilage, pectin, anthocyanin, polyphenols, hibiscus acid and citric acid (one of the antioxidant effects of anthocyanin is inhibition of LDL cholesterol oxidation, which prevents atherosclerosis).

6- It has a hypoglycemic effect in diabetics.

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