Hibiscus as a pro slimming substance


Hibiscus is an ornamental plant that can often be found in the form of shrubs or individual flowers. It is a component of herbal mixtures and natural teas. Can this colorful flower also have pro-health properties? If so, what are they? Find answers to these and other questions in the following text.


1. Hibiscus – what kind of plant is it?
2. Rose straight from China
3. Sorrel ketma

1. Hibiscus – what kind of plant is it?

Hibiscus is a plant also called the Egyptian red tea, ketmia or mallow. This plant type includes not only herbaceous plants and shrubs, but also small trees. It is assumed that under this name there are about 220 different species that come mainly from areas with a warm climate.

It is assumed that hibiscus is a health-promoting plant. Its composition is rich in vitamin C, organic acids, as well as numerous enzymes, minerals, anthocyanins and detoxification compounds (polyphenols and flavonoids). The reach content of the red flower makes it a great supplement for fighting inflammation, excessive and troublesome contractions and in bacterial infections. In addition, the plant is successfully used for the purpose of:

– strengthening the immune system;
– acceleration of metabolism;
– eliminating constipation and digestive disorders;
– body renewal in states of exhaustion;
– slimming and reducing excess weight.

In addition, it is worth adding that in bigger doses, it causes an increase in bile secretion and coronary artery dilatation. The use of this substance for an empty stomach prevents the development of yeasts and protozoa within the digestive system.

2. Rose straight from China

The Chinese rose is one of the names used for hibiscus. This plant is grown mainly for aesthetic purposes because of its characteristic flowers. However, in addition to ornamental purpose, it is used in medicine.

Due to the sour taste of the hibiscus flower is used as a tea or in herbal mixtures. Due to the presence of numerous anthocyanidins, it has a detoxifying properties. In addition, it reduces absorption in the intestines, accelerates metabolism, has a diuretic effect and helps to get rid of excessive amounts of water in the body. The root of this plant in Pakistani medicine was used as an aphrodisiac, a cough medicine and a skin softening product.

3. Sorrel ketma

The sorrel variety (also called the sour tea) most likely comes from African areas, and is now very popular in the Arab countries and India. Its white flowers are used to prepare hot spices and syrups. In African folk medicine, ketmia was used as an aphrodisiac. This plant is largely responsible for the reduction of excessive blood pressure. Very often, this property is related to the binding mechanisms and the formation of nitric oxide in our bloodstream.

Other therapeutic effects of ketmia include inhibition of carbohydrate absorption, antidiabetic prophylaxis and suppression of appetite and support of the weight loss process. Hibiscus is used in such diseases as:

– hypertension;
– gastrointestinal disorders;
– thermoregulatory problems and excessive sweating;
– anuria.

It is assumed that hibiscus tea should be consumed once a day in the morning or twice a day with an eight-hour break after each dose. Supplements containing oxalic ketemia should be taken depending on the anthocyanin content.  It is assumed that 10 mg of anthocyanins directly derived from the plant corresponds to 1 g of 1% extract or to 500 mg of 2% extract.

It works great! I recommend it to everyone who really cares about maintaining a healthy weight!  Thank you for encouraging our readers to try this substance. If you do not try it yourself, you will never be convinced about the effectiveness of a given product. Exactly, you have to experience this on your own skin – or in this case on you own weight scale 😀

Posted on: September 21, 2018

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