Encyclopedia > Hibiscus

  Article Content


Scientific classification
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Malvales
Family: Malvaceae
Genus: Hibiscus

Ref: ITIS 21611 (http://www.itis.usda.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt?search_topic=TSN&search_value=21611)

Hibiscus (or rosemallow) is type of flower, of which there are over 200 species. It has shown to have several health benefits, including prevention of:

although the studies that yielded these results are debated. The plant is commonly used as a herbal tea, mostly in a blend with rosehip.

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article
Kings Park, New York

... 16.3 km² (6.3 mi²). 15.3 km² (5.9 mi²) of it is land and 1.0 km² (0.4 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 6.21% water. Demographics As ...

This page was created in 33.7 ms