In fevers, an infusion of the flowers help to reduce body temperature.
(Hibiscus rosa-sinensis) Hibiscus is one of the most common garden shrubs used for hedges. It grows in any soil with little care. The flower is solitary, half opened in the morning, but as the weather warms up, it opens fully. The foliage of this shrub is deep green in color or variegated.
Parts Used: The whole plant
- Coughs and colds
- Gentle laxative and a softener of inflamed parts
- Soothes internal and external wounds and sores, it also soothes the alimentary tract and relieves inflammation
- Lowers body heat
How to Use
- The decoction of hibiscus roots is used for coughs and colds.
- The leaves make a gentle laxative and soften inflamed parts.
- The application of the crush flowers soothes external wounds and sores. The infusion of the petals of the flower soothes and protects the alimentary tract, relieves inflammation and lowers body heat.
- In fevers, an infusion of the flowers help to reduce body temperature.
To know more on how to prepare and use herbs, visit How to Use Plant Material as Medicine
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