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The Island of Tahiti known as the island of love, even this pretty bright yellow hibiscus flower spoke volumes...

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 various ailments.
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.

National symbol
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 of Sharon")
The indigenous peoples in Australia hibiscus is a national emblem and its colour represents compassion and spiritual healing.

Title on back of card: HAPPY
The cards are blank inside for your own special message. Bespoke envelopes are iridescent green in colour. Designed and Printed in England.

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