Hibiscus flowers contain antioxidants that help control cholesterol levels

“Hibiscus flower extract may have the same health benefits as red wine and tea according to new research by scientists in Taiwan. Hibiscus contains antioxidants that help control cholesterol levels and reduce heart disease, says the research in Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture.”

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http://www.news-medical.net/news/2004/09/14/4743.aspx

Notice the sour taste in Hibiscus? Got Quercetin…! See last article about the power of quercetin on viruses. Apparently there is plenty of it in Hibiscus along with a lot of other good stuff, such as polyphenols, Vitamin E, A and C, and many more antioxidants.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0963996901001296

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