WHEN YOU SHOULD NOT TAKE HIBISCUS
What it is and what it is hibiscus used for?
Hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis) is a plant of the Malvaceae family.
These plants are well known in gardening for its large showy flowers, that have great ornamental value.
Photography of hibiscus
What are hibiscus contraindications?
- Pregnancy and lactation: hibiscus has abortifacient properties and should not be used in pregnant women because it can cause abortion.
Preparations of hibiscus are not suited for infants.
* More information: Plants and pregnancy.
- Diabetes: mucilages and plant extract may influence glucose levels in blood and may cause hypoglycaemia. It is recommended that the treatment be supervised by a physician.
* More information on side effects of hibiscus in the listing above.
More information on hibiscus in the listing above
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