HIBISCUS FLORAL GREETING CARD 5'x5'
Hibiscus - was photographed
in Tahiti. These bright and jolly flowers are found around most
coastal and sunny regions of the world.
Hibiscus in Food and Drink
In Latin America roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa) is used as a vegetable
and to make a herbal drink called jamaica, it is also used to make
jam. In Egypt and Sudan, roselle petals make a tea named after the
plant, karkade. Dried hibiscus is an edible delicacy in Mexico.
Spiritual and Medicinal Uses of Hibiscus
In Hindu worship the Hibiscus flowers are used as an offering to
Goddess Kali and Lord Ganesha. The white hibiscus has medicinal
properties in the Indian Ayurvedic medicine and is believed to cure
The natives of southern India uses the Red hibiscus- the Hibiscus
rosa-sinensis for hair protective oils to tackle hair loss and dandruff.
A simple method is to soak the leaves and petals in water, followed
by grinding into thick paste.
Kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus), is used in paper making.
The national flower of Malaysia -
rosa-sinensis (Bunga Raya or "Chinese hibiscus")
The state flower of Hawaii - The ma‘o hau hele (Hibiscus brackenridgei)
The national flower of South Korea - syriacus (Mugunghwa or "Rose
The indigenous peoples in Australia hibiscus is a national emblem
and its colour represents compassion and spiritual healing.
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for your own special message and comes with a white envelope.