OVERVIEW: Hibiscus is one of the most common flower plants grown worldwide. There are more than 300 species of hibiscus around the world, roselle is one of them.
PHYTOCONSTITUENTS: The dried calyx contains the flavonoids gossypetin, hibiscetine and sabdaretine. ThHIBIe major pigment, formerly reported as hibiscin, has been identified as daphniphylline. Small amounts of myrtillin (delphinidin 3- monoglucoside), chrysanthenin (cyanidin 3- monoglucoside) and delphinidin are also present.
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