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Hibiscus flowers


Scientific name: Flores Hibisci

Synonyms: Sabdariff Marshmallow, Sudan Marshmallow, African Mallow

Family: Malvaceae

Occurrence of the plant: Today the drug is grown all over the world in the tropics, imported particularly from Sudan and Egypt.

Characteristics: The drug consists of the dried, whole or cut calyxes and outer calyxes harvested at fruiting time.

Application and preparation

Hibiscus flowers


For eczema and constipation.



thirst-quenching, laxative, antibacterial, diuretic,


Tea making

Pour boiling water over 1.5 g of hibiscus flowers

and strain after 5 to 10 minutes.


Unless otherwise prescribed: Drink a warm cup several times a day.


Hibiscus should not be used during pregnancy. Hibiscus can have a mild laxative effect.

Included in:

Christmas tea – PZN 05023804

Christmas tea in a pyramid tea bag – PZN 15382668

Children's tea – PZN 16861106

Children's tea in a pyramid tea bag - PZN 16861098

Lovely morning greeting - PZN 15386399

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