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

Rev.21-05-2015

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 L., Hibiscus rosa sinesis L.

Plant parts

Endodermis, Leaf

Diseases & Uses

Diseases

Ache, Aches, Adstringent, Alleviating, Analgesic, Anodyne, Antalgic, Anti-spasmodic, Aperient, aphrodisiac, Astrigent, astringent, Cataplasm, catharic, compress, convulsive state, Cooling, cosmetic, cramp, cramps, Demulcent, emetic, emollient, erythremia and cellulitis, fomentation, Increases sexual desire, induce vomiting, 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, vomitive

Women's diseases

Absence of a menstrual period, Amenorrhea, Amenorrhœa, Amenorrhoea, encourages menstruation, Erratic periods, Irregular cycles, Irregular menstruation, irregular period, Irregular periods, promote the onset of menstruation, Regulate menstruation

Local (Geographical) use

Phytomedical use in Brazil, Phytomedical use in Cyprus, Phytomedical use in Samoa, Phytomedical use in the Guianas (Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana), Used in Bangladesh

Ingredients

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

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