Benefits of Rosella Flowers Tea

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Not so long ago had tried to make a tea out of rosella flowers, taste different teas in general. Roselle tea has a bright red color and fresh flavor.

Rosella (Hibiscus sabdariffa Linn.) Is a plant of the family kind of hibiscus. It is said that this plant originated Africa and the Middle East. Shrubs can reach 3-5 feet in height. If you've grown, this plant will emit red flowers. The flowers and seeds is beneficial to good health.

According DEP.KES.RI.No.SPP.1065/35.15/05, every 100 grams of roselle contains 260-280 mg of vitamin C, vitamin D, B1 and B2. other content is 486 mg calcium, omega 3, magnesium, beta-carotene and essential amino acids such as lysine and agrinine. Rosella flowers are also rich in fiber for good digestive health.

Plants reproduce by seeds is beneficial to good health. Stamina will increase if you drink the rosella, rosella makes sense because it contains vitamin C and essential minerals are quite high. Vitamin C rosella is also believed to ward off cancer-causing free radicals. High calcium to prevent bone loss. While certain substances in the rosella able to rejuvenate body cells and protect the body from germs and viruses inveksi.

If you want to make the rosella, take about 3-4 fresh rosella flowers / that has dried, washed and cut in half. Brewed with 200 ml of hot water, stir with a little tap-tap water until the petals are red, strain. Add 1 tablespoon lemon juice and 3 tablespoons honey. Serve warm.

Rosella flowers can also be used as raw material jam, the color red, producing jams healthy and beautiful color. You need 250 g rosella flowers, 1 tablespoon cornstarch, water 150 ml, 150 g sugar, lemon juice / juice 3 tablespoons, 1/4 teaspoon vanilla paste and ¼ teaspoon of fine salt. How to make; Blender rosella flower with water and cornstarch until smooth. Lift. Pour into a saucepan, add sugar and water. Cook until boiling, put lemon juice, vanilla and salt paste. Cook until sauce thickens texture. Lift. Store in an airtight jar. Text & Photos: Budi Sutomo


Cultivation Rosella
(Posted in Business Opportunities Tabloid 7 to 20 May 2007)
According to Dewani, producer de Rosella Tea, not too difficult to undertake cultivation of Rosella (Hibiscus Sabdariffa). It only takes a friable soil, seeds, polybags, and fertilizer was fairly rapid harvest kompos.Jarak that is 4 months from the time of planting. Rosella own seeds can be purchased in the Office of Research and Development Department Agricultural seed price of Rp. 200 thousand / ounce contains about 3,300 seeds that will each seed / plant produces 2 kg wet Rosella. Though the selling price Rosella ready for consumption (dried) can penetrate rate of Rp. 300 thousand / kg. No wonder, with an area of ​​1 ha of land in the village of Sand Flat 4 Cikukulu, Sukabumi, Dewani was able turnover scooped up Rp. 75 million / month.

Here is How Rosella Cultivation:

1. Seed Preparation
- Rosella • Seed plants from seeds. To make seeds, dried beans first for 4 days.
Once the seeds are dry, then sowing seeds in loose soil.
- • After sowing for 2 weeks (or grow trees as high as 7 cm) and then put into Polybag.
- • Once polybag, let the trees grow up to 20 cm before being incorporated into land already prepared. My garden rosella flower seeds

2. Land preparation. Before the soil treated with manure should be given the amount of approximately
50 sacks on 1,000 m2 of land. Rosella can be grown in tropical / sub-tropical with an altitude of 0-900 m
above sea level, enough water and sunlight. How to plant: to be aligned, it can also copy a cross, with a spacing of 1 x 1 m. Each hole is planted with two seeds Rosella. For planting in the rainy season in the hope of after harvest has entered the dry season.

3. Treatment. Rosella Care fairly easy, as long as enough water and sunlight the sun, however, need

remember that the water should not be recalled, so the roots do not rot Rosella. Preferably after planting, Rosella watered once a day every evening.

4. Plant Pests. The main pests: Rosella attack. is a nematode (Heterodera rudicicola) that attack stems and roots, while other pests are grasshoppers.

5. Harvest. Rosella Yields for 1 ha, is approximately 200-250 kg dry. Rosella petals that are ripe harvested manually, plucked with metal scissors then apportioned between the lids with seeds. Dry with drying in the sun for 4-6 days or by using the oven is good and right in the rainy season. Rosella can be harvested every 2 weeks.


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