Liber Herbarum Minor (English)
The incomplete reference-guide to Herbal medicine

Rev.31-03-2015

Chinese hibiscus

Plant

Family

Malvaceae

English

Chinese hibiscus, China rose, Cultivated red hibiscus, Garden rosemallow, Hawaiian hibiscus, Hibiscus, Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, Red hibiscus, Shoeblackplant, Shoe-flower, Shoe plant

Latin

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, Hibiscus rosa sinesis L.

Plant parts

Endodermis, Leaf

Diseases & Uses

Diseases

Ache, Aches, Adstringent, Alleviating, Analgesic, Anodyne, Antalgic, Antispasmodic, aperient, aphrodisiac, Astrigent, Astringent, Cataplasm, catharic, compress, convulsive state, cooling, cosmetic, cramp, cramps, Demulcent, emollient, erythremia and cellulitis, fomentation, Increases sexual desire, Laxative, mitigating, movements of the bowel, Pain, painful disorders, painkiller, pain relief, pain relieving, Pains, pain stilling, palliative, polisher, Poultice, Purgative, Refrigerant, Refrigerent, relax spasms, spasm, Spasmolytic

Women's diseases

Absence of a menstrual period, Amenorrhea, Amenorrhœa, Amenorrhoea, encourages menstruation, promote the onset of menstruation

Local (Geographical) use

Phytomedical use in Brazil, Phytomedical use in Cyprus, Phytomedical use in Samoa

Ingredients

 ascorbic acid, Beta-carotene, Calcium, fat, Fibres, Hentriacontane, iron, Niacin, Nitrogen, phosphorus, Quercetin, Riboflavin, Thiamine, water

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