Magazine No. 44 of Botanical-online
Natural medicin report
Common hibiscus, like all other plants in the mallow family, is rich in mucilage, some sugar component that confer it emollient properties, that is, it moisturize and protect the skin.
Argan oil restores skin and neutralizes free radicals due to its high antioxidant power. Argan oil contains twice as many tocopherols as olive oil.
It is used as a climbing plant next to walls or gates or to cover walls. It lacks tendrils but it has voluble stems, meaning that they can wrap around any object,
Contest: Flower of the month
Plant coming from Chile of the Campanulaceae family. It grows in dry and elevated places, reaching more than 1.8 meters in height with very large red flowers. It is a plant whose natives used as a substitute for tobacco.