Shoe flower

The scientific name of Shoe flower: Hibiscus Rosasinensis

Name of Shoe flower in different languages:-

English: Hibiscus, Rosemallow, Shoe flower

Hindi: Gurhal गुढ़ल

Malayalam: Chemparathy ചെമ്പരുത്തി

Plant description:

hibiscus (Hibiscus Rosasinensis) also known as rose mallow, is a flowering shrub, an ornamental plant mainly used to make fences on borders, which is grows up to 8 feet tall, Leaves are heart-shaped, toothed margins, flowers found throughout the year, has and different colored flowers are available with a trumpet-shaped, with five or more petals. In Ayurveda, it has a significant role in the treatment of many diseases including cardiac problems. Leaf of this plant can be used instead of shampoos called Chemparathi Thaly in Kerala.

Leaf Arrangement

Shape-ovate Margin-Toothed Venation-palmate

Useful plant parts:

Root, leaf, flower.

Medicinal uses:

used in cardiac treatments, BP, overweight, increase immunity power, to get coolness on the head, can use instead of shampoo, anti-dandruff.

How to prepare medicines:

It is one of the ingredients in the Ayurveda medicines like:-

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