The Medicine and The Magic: As Attractive As Adonis, How to Harness Hibiscus To Become Irresistible




THE MAGIC

Adonis was the god of beauty and desire - in fact to call a man ‘an Adonis’ today carries weight to mean that he is extremely handsome, magnetic and well endowed. According to Greek mythology, Adonis was so striking that even Persephone and Aphrodite were taken by him and would quarrel for his attention. In an effort to ease the tension between the two Greek goddesses, Adonis turned himself into a Hibiscus flower. And so the Hibiscus flower became imbued with the power to attract lovers.


The fighting went on and it was Zeus who had to stop Aphrodite and Persephone from bickering. He instructed Adonis to spend a third of the year in the underworld with Persephone, another third of the year with Aphrodite and the last third of the year he could pick. He would pick to be with Aphrodite and they lived a powerful love.


Want to pull in that lover you have been eyeing, make like Adonis and enlist herbal ally Hibiscus - folklore has it her magic will make you irresistible.


THE MEDICINE

Free radicals are natural by products of chemical reactions in the body. They are responsible for aging and if they accumulate, cellular damage and diseases such cancer may incur.


Antioxidants are compounds that help counter free radicals and so they help prevent decline.


Hibiscus flowers are most well known for being packed full of antioxidants. In one study, Hibiscus with antioxidants inherent, ‘reduced the harmful effects of free radicals by up to 92%’.


This flower indeginous to many warm climates, also helps to support liver health, she aids in lowering blood pressure, Hibiscus flowers are high in cancer fighting polyphenols, and they are high in vitamin c to help fortify the immune system. 🌱💕✨🌺

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