Thailand is one of the major suppliers of this plant which is considered to help reduce high blood pressure and have other health benefits amongst them its used medicinally for lowering cholesterol
The Roselle (Hibiscus Sabdariffa) is a species of Hibiscus.
It is an annual or perennial herb or woody-based sub-shrub, growing to 2–2.5 m (6 - 8 feet) tall.
It is an annual plant, and takes about six months to mature.
The taste of these red flower calyxes are mildly acidic and very juicy. Wild grown, purely organic, the plant contains all the natural, best qualities within.
How to grow
Roselle is very sensitive to frost.
Sow seed in fairly fertile sandy loam soil in nursery bed and transplanted when 3 to 4 inches tall. Require watering regularly to promote growth.
The fresh Roselle is the main content in preparing Roselle based products such as various types of drinks both hot and cold, puree, jam, Roselle vinegar, foods, garnishing for bakery and medication preparation
Besides the uses of calyces, the young leaves and tender shoots of the Roselle plant can be eaten raw in salads or cooked as greens with meat and fish. Calyces can be used for making jams and jellies.