Hibiscus

(BANM, rINNM)
Synonyms: Guinea Sorrel; Hibisci Flos (flowers); Hibisci Sabdariffae Flos hibisku Oseille de Guinée; Red Sorrel; Rosella; Rosellenkukka (flowers) ; Rosellhibiskusblomma (flowers); Rozella (flowers).
Cyrillic synonym: Гибискус Сабдарифа; Кислица Ямайская.

💊 Chemical information

Pharmacopoeias.

In Eur..

Ph. Eur. 6.2

(Roselle; Hibisci Sabdariffae Flos). The whole or cut dried calyces and epicalyces of Hibiscus sabdariffa collected during fruiting.

💊 Profile

Hibiscus is a large genus of flowering plants in the Malvaceae family. The flowers of roselle, Hibiscus sabdariffa, are included in herbal preparations for loss of appetite and a range of disorders of the upper respiratory and gastrointestinal tracts. Culinary uses of H. sabdariffa include hibiscus tea, a refreshing caffeine-free beverage made from the flowers.

Homoeopathy.

Hibiscus sabdariffa has been used in homoeopathic medicines under the following names: Sabdariffa.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Multi-ingredient: Fr.: Calmophytum; Hydracur.
Published May 08, 2019.