The superpowers of Hibiscus

You may have already seen the name of this flower written on tea bags. Indeed, this pleasant-tasting herb with the deep-red color is commonly appreciated in infusions. In this article, you will discover the benefits of this safe medicinal plant on your health.

Where can I find Hibiscus?

You will find many teas and infusions with hibiscus. However, you can also find this miraculous herb in refreshing beverages in supermarkets.

Although it is not quite common, you can also eat hibiscus. Of course, do not try to eat it raw, but we recommend you to cook it. You will find several recipe ideas down below.

There are plenty of ways to implement hibiscus in your diet!

Eat Hibiscus to avoid serious diseases

Like many plants, hibiscus is a traditional remedy that has proven itself since the dawn of time to heal serious diseases or help people reach better health in general.

Hibiscus helps you:

  • lower blood pressure
  • stabilize blood sugar level
  • strengthen your immune system
  • boost your liver health
  • reduce hypertension
  • lower overall cholesterol
  • support cardiovascular health
  • maintain a normal body temperature
  • support upper respiratory health
  • support skin health
  • alleviate occasional constipation
  • reduce stomach irritation

Hibiscus also helps you enjoy a healthier lifestyle since it helps you relax and fall asleep!

If you are struggling to lose weight, you must add this wonderful plant to your diet, it is a great natural appetite suppressant.

The great advantage of hibiscus flower is that it does not cause any adverse reaction. Anyone can benefit from it!

Hibiscus benefits for your general health

This plant is a natural antioxidant that is also high in vitamin C and iron. If you are a vegan, we recommend you try it, it might be a great alternative to red meat!

How to incorporate hibiscus in your diet: recipes ideas

Obviously, you can easily add hibiscus to your diet by drinking one or several cups of tea every day. In the summer, you might also like it as an iced tea.

However, we also recommend you to give it a try in some delicious recipes. Indeed, the chewy and tender flowers may replace meat! A delicious idea for vegetarians!

If you are more of a sweet tooth, we recommend you to try hibiscus jam or jelly for breakfast, or hibiscus ice-cream. Give it a try, you’ll let us know about it!

 

Before we forget, the PlantyPro mix uses the natural benefits of hibiscus in our recipes!