Hibiscus is a tropical shrub with bright colored flowers. The flowers are found in various colours including red, purple, yellow, pink and white. It grows primarily in south-east Asia. In Ayurveda, the Hibiscus flower or Japa Pushpa is dried, powdered and used for healing multiple ailments.

BENEFITS Of Hibiscus Powder:

  • Hibiscus is high in vitamin C and iron which are great for improving digestion and maintaining a healthy weight. It also prevents colorectal cancer by keeping the gastrointestinal system healthy.
  • Hibiscus powder contains a lot of medicinal properties and specially used as an effective herb for numerous reasons. Some of the most noted benefits that are related to hibiscus powder are detailed below:
  • Improves Digestion
  • Hibiscus is a mild diuretic, which eases constipation and regulates bowel movement. It also prevents colorectal cancer by keeping the gastrointestinal system healthy.
  • Promotes Weight Loss
  • Hibiscus lowers the absorption of glucose and starch from carbohydrate rich foods. So, it helps in maintaining a healthy weight.

Other Names: Japapushpi, Japapushpa, Japa Pushpa, Japapatti, Jasood, Jasud


  • Hibiscus tea has many uses, and one of the best ways to take advantage of its benefits is by using hibiscus powder.
  • Hibiscus powder can be used for a number of reasons, including:
  • Hypoglycemic & Hypolipidemic Properties: The hypoglycemic and hypolipidemic properties of hibiscus make it perfect for heart health. Lower the glycemic and lipid levels of the body, lower the chance of blockage, cholesterol disorders and circulation issues. It also helps manage blood sugar levels and control diabetes.
  • Anti-Tumor Properties: The anti-tumor and anti-oxidant properties of hibiscus prevent the growth of cancer cells.
  • Anti-Hypertensive Properties: Due to its anti-hypertensive properties, the flower controls pre-hypertension and mild-hypertension. Being a diuretic, it increases urination which also contributes to lower blood pressure. Anti-inflammatory properties also cause blood pressure to decrease.

 How to use:
There are different ways to use hibiscus powder. For example, you can drink it as a tea or take it in capsules or tablets. Hibiscus tea must be consumed to the tune of 500 milligrams in a day. One must consult a doctor before consuming any high dosage.



1 Tablespoon hibiscus Flower powder, ½ tablespoon Brahmi powder,½ tablespoon Basil Leaf powder,1 Cup Fresh Orange Juice, 1  Cup of Mixed berries Juice, Fresh mint Leaves, Rose Petals, Jaggery, 4 Cups Hot Water


Take the hot water in a Jar, mix all the herbs, and let it sit for 30 minutes. Add Berries and Orange Juice in it. Mix jaggery into it. Garnish it with mint leaves, and rose petals. Cool it for another 30 minutes. Serve it chilled, and enjoy.