Hibiscus flowers (powdered) - Hibiscus rosa - Certified Organic from India.
Hibiscus is a sweet, cooling herb well known throughout the tropics for it's flavoring qualities. The flowers give an incense mixture a sweet, floral, lemony, and marshmallow aroma. Use it in small amounts.
Hibiscus mixes well with sandalwood, spikenard, storax, benzoin, and propolis.
Synonyms: Chinese Hibiscus, Rose of China, Hawaiian Hibiscus
Origin: China, Hawaii, India, Jamaica, Central America, United States: California and Florida
Parts Used: dried flowers
Aroma Description: sweet, floral, lemony and somewhat marshmallow aroma
Emotional Attributes: cooling, strengthening, cleansing/purifying, sensuous, love, prayer
Cosmetic Uses: used as a colorant in cosmetics
Culinary Uses: used to color foods such as jellies and preserved fruits, teas
Medicinal Attributes: used to treat painful menstruation, venereal diseases, feverish illnesses, coughs and is said to stimulate hair growth
Element Association: Water
Magical Associations: Spirituality
Astrological Association: Cancer
Planetary Association: Moon
Aromatic Note: Top note
Essential Oil: None known
Mixes Well With: benzoin, elemi, frankincense, musk seed, rose, storax, etc.
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Per ounce/28 grams $2.95
Per 4 ounces/112 grams $11.00
Per 1/2 pound/224 grams $21.00
Per pound/448 grams $38.00