Roselle, also called roselle, is a perennial herb belonging to the Malvaceae family. Native to Africa, it is now widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions around the world. The fruit of Roselle is similar to a small berry, conical in shape, about 1-2.5 cm in diameter, red or purple in appearance, and containing red or dark purple juice inside. Its petals and leaves are used to make tea or dishes. In cooking, Roselle is often used It is used to make juice, jam, fruit vinegar, seasonings, etc., and can also be used as a raw material for candies. Roselle is rich in vitamin C, flavonoids and antioxidants, which help improve immunity and prevent cancer and cardiovascular diseases.
1. Lower blood pressure: The anthocyanins and polyphenols in Roselle can promote blood vessel dilation and lower blood pressure.
2. Antioxidant: Roselle is rich in flavonoids and polyphenols and has powerful antioxidant effects. These substances can neutralize free radicals, reduce oxidative stress, protect human cells from damage, and prevent the occurrence of cancer, cardiovascular disease and other diseases.
3. Lower blood lipids: The polyphenols in Roselle can lower blood lipids and cholesterol.
4. Anti-inflammation: Roselle is rich in polyphenols and anthocyanins, which have anti-inflammatory effects and can reduce inflammation and relieve symptoms of arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease and other diseases.
5. Protect the liver: The anthocyanins and polyphenols in Roselle can reduce liver damage, promote liver cell regeneration, and prevent the occurrence of fatty liver, cirrhosis and other diseases.Contraindications:
Patients with hypotension, acute enteritis, gastric ulcer, and pregnant and lactating women should use it under the guidance of a doctor.