Hibiscus - also known as Jamaican Sorrel, Roselle, Indian Sorrel, Red Sorrel was originally native to the tropical climes of North and West Africa. Historically, Hibiscus has been used in Africa to treat damage hair conditions and sooth the skin.
Hibiscus Flowers are high in antioxidants and amino acids, and also contain oligopeptides that have been shown to have wrinkle-smoothing properties. Hibiscus can be grounded and added to facial masks to provide wrinkle-smoothing, toning, soothing, and softening effects to the skin.
Infuse and add to lotion, cream, and ointments.
Grind into a powder and add to soaps for a natural pink/red hue, and to provide skin soothing properties to the soap. Infuse and include in hair conditioners to thicken hair, reduce hair loss, and to fight dandruff. Infuse in oil and add to lip balms to provide a natural colour, and to soothe the lips.
Uses for Dried Hibiscus Flowers include (but are not limited to)
- Bath teas
- Oil Infusion
- Face masks
- Infuse and add to lotion, cream, ointments
- Soap making
- Shampoos and conditioners
- Bath bombs
- Infuse in massage oils
- Add to potpourri formulations
- Mineral Make-up
INCI: Hibiscus sabdariffa)
Dried Hibiscus Flowers (Jamaican Sorrel)
Please note: that this is a natural product, and there may be variations in colour and scent from batch to batch.