Gumamela, China Rose, Hibiscus rosa-sinensis Linn
Hibiscus locally known as gumamela is cultivated as an ornamental flower throughout the Philippines. It is also a primary ingredient in many herbal teas. Gumamela flowers are used as an expectorant in bronchitis, for general coughs, and as a refrigerant drink in fevers. It is also used on mumps, hematomas, headaches and urinary tract infection. It is known to treat tumors, also as purgative and laxative. (Source: Filipino Herbs Healing Wonders)
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one of my favorites.. lovely!
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Have a great week ahead Miranda.
Red hibiscus, one of my favs. :)
the red hibiscus is so romantic! beautiful!
We simply can't do without Hibiscus in our tropical gardens here ... and the colours are so terrific.
Yes, like Bernie said, hibiscus is a must in a tropical garden like mine. Interesting to learn about its various uses.Your photo is stunning.
Not a commonly seen color here. It's gorgeous!!
Every year I have some beautiful Hibiscus plants in our garden.
So many colours to choose from.
Your picture is very lovely. Love to the bright red colour too!!
The color of this hibiscus is really fantastic.
a beautiful shot of Gumamela! i call this a very helpful flower..helped me cure my cyst
Stunning shot. The color of this one is so vivid.
Love how you took the picture sis!
My flowers, have a lovely Sunday!
Love that vibrant colour!!
Am si eu hibiscus.Frumoasa poza.Sa ai o zi buna!
This is so beautiful and a brilliant colour captured. Thanks for visiting.
A beautiful vibrant bloom!
Such vibrant colour, I just love the hibiscus.
I love how you pinned it to the ground to have the nice background!
You are tell us about Hibicus flower and its herbal tea, that are flower of Philippines and very useful in health issue.
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