• Ancient medical writings postulated that if we eat buds of white hibiscus flowers early in the morning on an empty stomach, it will cure all diseases.
  • Flower improves digestion. Therefore, raw flowers are being eaten by Hawaiian and Chinese, to this day.
  • The natural minerals found in hibiscus flowers have a positive effect on your hair.
  • The natural oils in the flower serves as a good conditioner.
  • The oil from the hibiscus flower could be used on the skin of patients suffering from cellulites.
  • Jamaicans are using the flower in herbal tea, because of the high content of minerals and vitamins.
  • The fiber derived from hibiscus is a special strong quality. This is used in the manufacturing of clothing, nets and paper.
  • If hibiscus roots boils until water is evaporated it yields a fat oily balm. This oil is used to treat wounds.
  • The red hibiscus flower is traditionally worn by Tahitian women. A single flower is tucked behind the ear. this is used to indicate the wearer's availability for marriage.