5 Things to Know About Hibiscus
Posted by Andres Jimenez on
In hot climates such as Malaysia and India, hibiscus grows in abundance and has been used in various ways for centuries. Starting as early as the 19th century, the whole hibiscus plant was used in Malaysia to treat sore eyes, and venereal disease, and to reduce fevers. The leaves were applied to boils and sores to relieve pressure and pain, as well as used as an expectorant for bronchial infections. Its uses increased throughout the 20th century for other medicinal purposes while at the same time, being used for its beauty and fragrance in decorations and traditions. Hibiscus has become...