Benefits of Roselle for Health
Most likely was from the West African region. Included in Hibiscus sabdariffa with the altissima variety cultivated for fiber and Hibiscus sabdariffa from the sabdariffa variety which is grown and processed so that the flower part (calyx) can be consumed.
This plant is known to grow in the Dutch East Indies since the 16th century and has grown in Asia after the 17th century AD. Further cultivation in the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia) had begun in the 1920s under a subsidized program established to obtain fiber to make sugar sacks.
According to various sources, it is stated that Roselle has many benefits for the health of the human body. With natural ingredients in the form of vitamins (A, B1, B2, B3, and C), calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium (potassium), and sodium (sodium).
In Indonesia, Roselle is believed to have various efficacies, including:
1. Lowering blood pressure
2. Overcoming high cholesterol
3. Prevent and treat heart disease
4. Help maintain liver function
5. Counteract the effects of free radicals
6. Protect against infection in the body
7. Help prevent the risk of obesity
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