Tinctures are essentially liquid extracts of herbs and alcohol. They are so effective because they create a potent and easily absorbed concentrations of the herbs cured in alcohol. When dropped under the tongue, it enter the bloodstream very efficiently, faster than with ingestion or tea extraction.
Free radicals are compounds that form in your body as a result of things like stress, pollution, and a poor diet. Over time, the accumulation of free radicals can lead to cell damage and chronic disease. Apart from the over-all benefits of antioxidants, those found in the hibiscus (mostly within the red pigment that gives the flower its color) are very good at treating liver diseases. It helps the liver by detoxifying it and releasing the fatty build up that can lead to cirrhosis, liver cancer or liver failure if left untreated.
It was also shown that hibiscus works as well as hydrochlorothiazide, a common blood-pressure lowering medication. The most significant part is that hibiscus doesn’t cause electrolyte imbalance. Due too its anti-inflammatory properties, hibiscus can reduce blood pressure by up to 10 points.
It can also lower the levels of LDL cholesterol from the body.
Many people drink Hibiscus to improve digestion as it regularized both urine and bowl movements.
It’s also rich in ascrbic acid, also known as vitamin C. It is an essential nutrient required by your body to boost and stimulate the activity of the immune system. Hibiscus is also known for its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties.
Because if functions as a diuretic, Hibiscus has been shown to prevent the formation of kidney stones, and prevent and cure kidney and bladder infections and inflammation.