Common Name: Jaba, Japa, Jabakusum
English Name: Shoe Flower, China rose
Botanical Name: Hibiscus rosa sinensis Linn.
Description: Hibiscus is an evergreen, herbaceous plant. It has ornamental, large, dark-red flowers. They are firm, trumpet-shaped and odorless, with single and double set of petals.
Chemical Constituents: Flavanoids, apigenidine, palargonidine, cianidine, quercitine, crisantemin, antocyanine, kaempherol ,camphoral.
Properties: This plant is useful in gonorrhoea, alopecia and also used for blackening hair; The buds have a sweet odour and bitter taste; cooling, astringent; remove burning of the body, urinary discharges, seminal weakness,piles, uterine and vaginal discharges.Also used in menopausal syndrome. The herb helps control dandruff, seborrhea, and hair fall as well. Hence, it works as an effective tonic for hair and scalp.. This is herb is useful for regulating estrogen and progesterone balance. Thus, it can be used to treat menstrual cramps.
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