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Dried Hibiscus flowers (carcadé)

Dried Hibiscus flowers (carcadé)

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Hibiscus flowers are mainly used in the preparation of bissap (or karkadé), a traditional West African infusion, very refreshing and thirst-quenching.

These flowers are rich in anthocyanins, antioxidants and are used as an infusion to prepare anti-aging treatments or hair rinse lotions, or even . Their powerful coloring power allows them to be used as colored bath products or as an ingredient in colored makeup: blush, eye shadow, etc.

Health and well-being properties

The use of Hibiscus flowers are thousands of years old, they were their favorite drink for the Egyptian pharaohs.


  • Vascular well-being, drainage, mild laxative,
  • antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and analgesic.,
  • a bile duct,
  • diuretic and uterine muscle relaxant.
  • hypotensive, spasmolytic and hypocholesterolemic. Menstrual pain
  • Urinary infection
  • Weeping eczemas, allergies, dermatoses. It is then used as a poultice

Beauty properties
  • Rich in anthocyanins, polyphenols, and vitamin C, powerful antioxidants. hibiscus flowers can help fight against the signs of premature skin aging due to oxidative stress.
  • Supports hydration and softens the skin thanks to sugars, organic acids and mucilages.
  • Revitalizes the skin and makes hair shine thanks to fruit acids.
  • Coloring power in stunning purple


  • Origin: Egypt
  • Botanical name: Hibiscus Sabdariffa L.
  • Packaging: opaque and resealable package, food grade
  • Quantity: 50g, 100g, 150g, 200g
  • Storage: protected from air, humidity and light

Method of preparation:

Leave to infuse for 7-10 min. at the rate of 1 tsp. to c. per cup. Filter.

Use :

Drink 2 to 3 cups per day.

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