Hibiscus is a small, bushy tree with smooth, glossy leaves, and bearing brilliant red flowers; it thrives throughout the tropics of Asia. The flowers are sacred to Ganesh, and the Goddess Durga; the name japa, "repetition", indicates their power to render the recitation of mantra efficacious.
Rasa: Astringent, sweet
Dosha: KP-, V+
Dhatu: Blood, plasma, muscle, nerve, reproductive
Srotas: Circulatory, female reproductive, nervous
Actions: Maintains healthy blood, soothes occasional heat int he body, enhances a healthy complexion, promotes heathy hair growth, supports healthy menstruation*
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.