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Roselle is becoming increasingly popular as a health drink.
Roselle contains one of the highest content of Vitamin C. It contains 3 times more Vitamin C than blackcurrant and 9 times more than citrus fruit. It is also found to have rich anti-oxidant properties (anthocyanins).
The fresh roselle calyx has been found to contain vitamin D, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, and vitamin B2 Complex, Vitamin A, Niacin and Calcium.
Known benefits of drinking roselle juice:
1. Its drink acts like natural electrolyte beverage to substitute minerals
sweated out while playing sport.
2. Decreases inflammation of kidney and urinary tract.
3. Scientists found it is good for arteriosclerosis and reduce blood
4. Normalize blood presure.
5. Stimulate internal peristalsis.
6. Relief cough and fever.
7. Increase our bodies’ resistance to diseases.
8. Decrease absorption of alcohol.
9. Softening and smoothening of skin.
Uses of roselle in different parts of the world in alternative healing:
In India, Africa and Mexico, all above-ground parts of the roselle plant are valued in native medicine. Infusions made from roselle calyces or seeds are prescribed as a diuretic, to stimulate bile production and to treat fever.
Pharmacognosists in Senegal recommend roselle extract for lowering blood pressure.
In East Africa, the calyx infusion, called "Sudan tea", is taken to relieve coughs. Roselle juice, with salt, pepper, asafetida and molasses, is taken as a remedy for biliousness.
In Guatamala, roselle is believed to cure hangovers.
In Senegal, a roselle extract is said to lower blood pressure. In India, Africa and Central America,.
Read more comprehensive health properties on this page from Purdue University
In Malaysia, ongoing research is being done in Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, headed by Prof Dr Mohamad Osman.