It can grow everywhere except in regions with difficult climatic conditions such as the poles. This plant loves sun and rain very much. While its stem and leaves can be collected, some people can also collect and consume it with its roots. It will not lose its taste when consumed with its root.
What Are the Benefits of Hibiscus Tea?
The tea, ointment, mouthwash and pulp of the Mallow plant, which is rich in protein and vitamin C, can be used. These varieties and their usage patterns are the product of the knowledge and experience brought from the past to the present. If it is dried well and prepared correctly, the benefits of this plant are countless.
It is said to be good for sore throat and sputum from the lungs.
It is known to relieve those with ailments such as cough, bronchitis and asthma.
It is said to be healing for those who suffer from hoarseness and temporary loss of voice.
For those with dry eyes and skin problems, the pulp of hibiscus tea is good,
It removes nosebleeds and nasal congestion,
It relieves the stomach and intestines, thus preventing constipation and nausea,
It is said to relax the person with its antipyretic feature.
Also; The mixture prepared from fresh leaves is used to relieve the pain of wounds.
Hibiscus tea can also be used as a mouthwash to soothe the throat.
The key point that those who do or will do with hibiscus gargle should pay attention to is continuity. So one should not expect to see benefits at once. Especially in chronic diseases, it should be continued once a day for at least 15 to 20 days.
Mallow plant is also mixed with other plants and adds effect to its effect. However, it will be beneficial to have done good research on this subject and to get expert opinion. Because it is known that sometimes herbs cause harm instead of benefit as a result of wrong mixtures.
For example, the combination of nettle and hibiscus, which is a source of healing alone, increases the function power against diseases. The mixture of hibiscus and linden, on the other hand, when brewed as a tea, besides its delicious taste, relaxes the throat more. Now let’s get to how this delicious tea is prepared.
How to Prepare Hibiscus Tea?
Mallow plant, which grows especially in the Mediterranean region, buds in the spring months. You can also find this plant fresh in the markets in this region. The mallow plant collected with fine care is dried in cool air with its top open. Optionally, this plant can be dried with roots. Completely dried plant is stored airtight for consumption as tea. This type of storage can be a bag or jar. However, in order not to reduce the efficiency and effect of the tea, it will be more healing to keep it in glass instead of plastic. Thus, it can be stored for a long time without moisture.
Hibiscus tea, which is made ready for use, is first washed and cleaned of dust. Later; 1 glass of drinking water is boiled. After boiling, the bottom is quenched. 2-3 teaspoons of dried mallow plant is added into it. 10 min. It is expected to rest and collapse. It is then consumed. Optionally, a few drops of lemon can be dropped or 1 teaspoon of honey can be added. Sometimes this herb can be brewed by mixing it with light herbs such as linden, sage, and chamomile. There is no known harm of this tea, which will be consumed fondly by those who have cold and throat problems. However, like everything else, too much of this tea can be harmful to you.