Hibiscus has a lot of benefits for skin. It is great for softening the skin as it works as a natural emollient. Hibiscus is also a wonderful antioxidant. It firms and lifts the skin naturally. Hibiscus plant is also known as a "Botox plant" because of its powerful natural Botox type effect. Hibiscus contains a firming agent, which not only has a calming effect on skin, but also smooths out the wrinkles, giving a person healthy and youthful glamorous skin.
And more… Did you know that…?
In ancient Egypt, hibiscus flowers were associated with lust so much so that the Egyptians believed that tea made with red hibiscus flowers could induce licentious cravings in women. As a result, for many centuries Egyptian women were forbidden to drink hibiscus tea!
In some Caribbean countries Hibiscus flowers are often carried as wedding bouquets because they are believed to ward off bad omens.
The flowers of the brilliant Red Hibiscus native to Hawaii (Hibiscus kokio) were worn by men to send messages to women. Worn behind the right ear, they meant, ‘I am married’; behind the left ear, ‘I am single and looking for a lover’. If a flower was worn behind both ears the message was clear: ‘I am married, but looking for another lover’."
Already tried the wonderful Phraeda’s Hibiscus and White Ginger night creme