Botanical Name : HIBISCUS ROSA-SINENSIS
Family Name : MALVACEAE
Common Name : HIBISUCUS FLOWER, LIPSTICK FLOWER, CHINA ROSE, SHOEBACK PLANT, KINAROS, AUTE
Part Used : Leaves and flowers
Habitat : Commonly cultivated as a garden ornamental shrub from sea level to 500m.
Uses : It helps in inducing abortion, provide treatment for headache. Young leaves are sometimes used as a spinach substitute. Flowers can also be made into a kind of pickle or used as a purple dye for colouring foods such as preserved fruits and cooked vegetables. Root is edible but very fibrousy. Its also good for hair treatment.
Parts Offered : Hibiscus flowers, Leaves, whole plant